-це

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Moksha[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Akin to Erzya -це (-ce). Possibly further related to Komi-Permyak -дз (-dz, ordinal suffix) or Proto-Turkic *-nč.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /tsʲæ/

Suffix[edit]

-це (-ce)

  1. ordinal suffix
    • B. V. Vsesvjatskij, Botanika: SREDNJaJ ŠKOLANʹDI TONAFNEMA KNIGA, 1933
      VIII-це ПРЯКССЬ.
      VIII-ce PRJaKSSʹ.
      Chapter 8 (lit. "8th")
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Etymology 2[edit]

Fusion of (-t, possessive suffix) and ся (sja, that).[2]

Suffix[edit]

-це (-ce)

  1. 2nd person singular possessive suffix in nominative, genitive and dative with one possession
    • O. Je. Poljakov (1993) Russko-mokšanskij razgovornik [Russian-Moksha phrasebook], Saransk: Mordovskoje knižnoje izdatelʹstvo, ISBN 5 7595 0822 9
      кудце — кудцень — кудценди
      kudce — kudcenʹ — kudcendi
      your house — of your house — to/for your house
Derived terms[edit]


See also[edit]
  • (-t) (the possessive suffix elsewhere in the paradigm, the expected Uralic form)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bartens, Raija. 1999. Mordvalaiskielten rakenne ja kehitys. Suomalais-Ugrilaisen Seuran Toimituksia 232. Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura. ISBN 952-5150-22-4.
  2. ^ Serebrennikov, B. A. (1967) Istoričeskaja morfologija mordovskix jazykov [Historical morphology of the Mordvinic languages] (in Russian), Moskva, page 55

Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ьce.

Suffix[edit]

-це (-ce)

  1. -y, -ling forming diminutive nouns
    де́ревцеdérevcesapling, little tree

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ьce.

Suffix[edit]

-це (Latin spelling -ce)

  1. Appended to words to create a neuter noun, usually to form a diminutive or as an expression of endearment, or to denote an object.

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