-ность

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-ность (-nostʹ)

  1. Suffix forming nouns denoting the quality of the action designated by the verbs from which the nouns are formed.
    погрешность‎ ― pogrešnostʹmistake, error, fault
    принадлежность‎ ― prinadležnostʹbelonging, accessory
    провинность‎ ― provinnostʹmisconduct, offence
  2. Suffix forming nouns with the meaning of a group of things characterized by the quality designated by the adjectives from which the nouns are formed.
    живность‎ ― živnostʹsmall creatures collectively

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