-luk

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See also: luk, Luk, Luk., łuk, -lük, and lūk

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish -luk.

Suffix[edit]

-luk (Cyrillic spelling -лук)

  1. (informal, regional) Functions similarly to -anje, -enje, -ost and -ština.
    divljalukdivljanje
    bezobràzlukbezobràština, bezòbraznōst

Derived terms[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish.

Suffix[edit]

-luk

  1. -ness
    soğuksoğukluk - (cold → coldness)
  2. -hood
    çocukçocukluk - (child → childhood)
  3. -ship
    dostdostluk - (friend → friendship)
  4. ... container
    tuztuzluk - (salt → caster)
  5. -ity
    sonsuzsonsuzluk - (endless → eternity)

Usage notes[edit]

  • It may change to -lık, -lik, -lük depending on the last vowel of the word.