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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(-e)

  1. Alternative form of (-o)
  2. Used to form comparative adverbs from adjectives.
    ти́хий (tíxij, quiet) + ‎ (-e) → ‎ти́ше (tíše, more quietly)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ę.

Suffix[edit]

(Latin spelling -e)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a neuter noun, usually denoting a young animal, plant, place name or is used as a collective noun.
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(Latin spelling -e)

  1. Suffix appended to the truncated stem (up to the second syllable) of a proper name to create a masculine or feminine hypocoristic.
    Катари́наКа́те
    Ма̀ријаМа́ре
    Ју̏ра̄јЈу́ре
    Ма̀тијаМа́те

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-e, from Proto-Slavic *-e, not a desinence per se but a thematic vowel in e-grade.

Suffix[edit]

(Latin spelling -e)

  1. Suffix appended to the nominal stem to create vocative singular. Used for masculine and neuter a-stems.
    ву̑кву̑че (vocative singular)

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