-ик

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See also: ик and ИК

Russian[edit]

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From Proto-Slavic *-ikъ.

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-ик (-ik)

  1. -er, -or, -ant, -ic, -ist nominalizing suffix appended to words to create masculine agent nouns, usually denoting a profession, performer, place, object, tool or a feature.
  2. forming diminutives
    слон (slon) + ‎-ик (-ik) → ‎сло́ник (slónik, little elephant)
    прут (prut) + ‎-ик (-ik) → ‎пру́тик (prútik, little twig)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ikъ.

Suffix[edit]

-ик (Latin spelling -ik)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting a profession, performer, place, object, tool or a feature.

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