-ний

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See also: НИИ and ний

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-ний (-nij)

  1. Used to form adjectives from nouns, often attributive (meaning "related to X"); a less common variant of -ный (-nyj).
    сосе́д (soséd, neighbor)сосе́дний (sosédnij, neighboring)
    пятиле́тие (pjatilétije, five-year period)пятиле́тний (pjatilétnij, five-year)

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  • When short forms exist, the short masculine singular is often missing. When present, it is -ен.

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