-ий

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-jь.

Suffix[edit]

-ий ‎(-ij)

  1. -'s, -ine
    соба́чий‎ ― sobáčij ― dog's, canine
    коша́чий‎ ― košáčij ― cat's, feline
    ры́бий‎ ― rýbij ― fish's
    пти́чий‎ ― ptíčij ― avian, bird's
    деви́чий‎ ― devíčij ― girl's, girlish
    ба́бий‎ ― bábij ― (pejorative or in expressions) woman's

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