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-с • (-s)
- illative suffix
- forms plural
- forms nouns from nouns and verbs, sometimes with no apparent change of meaning.
-с • (-s)
- (obsolete) sir (an honorific Russian suffix that was formerly used to emphasize the speaker’s politeness or servility before a person of higher social status).
- The suffix can be attached to various parts of speech, usually at the end of a sentence, usually only once.
- The suffix was common in speech in the early and mid-19th century, but over the course of the late 19th century it went out of fashion, acquiring an undertone of servility, self-deprecation, and sometimes irony. By the 20th century, it was seen as an archaism, used either ironically or as a conscious marker of traditionalism in educated speech. In modern Russian, it's very rare, and is used for emphasis in a humorous, ironic, or sarcastic way.
- словое́рс (slovojérs)