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See also: -яющий



-а́ющий or -ающий (-ájuščij or -ajuščij)

  1. -ing, -ent, -ive (present participle active: "which is ...-ing").
    вращающий‎ ― vraščajuščijrotating
    заливающий‎ ― zalivajuščijflooding
    указывающий‎ ― ukazyvajuščijindicating, directing


Usage notes[edit]

  • The suffix may or may not be stressed, depending on the stress of the underlying verb.
  • Some present active participles also function as adjectives, in which case they may (although will not always) gain short forms of class a (, -ща, -ще, -щи).

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