-ский

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ьskъ, from Proto-Indo-European *-iskos. Cognate with English -ish.

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-ский (-skij)

  1. -ian, -ic, -ish (adjectival suffix forming attributive nouns, i.e. meaning "related to X", esp. referring to proper nouns and other nouns referring to people)
    америка́нский (amerikánskij, American)
    англи́йский (anglíjskij, English)
    ру́сский (rússkij, Russian)
    изда́тель (izdátelʹ, publisher)изда́тельский (izdátelʹskij, publisher (attributive))
    депута́т (deputát, deputy)депута́тский (deputátskij, deputy (attributive))

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