-ческий

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Etymology[edit]

Extended form of -еский (-eskij), probably extracted by rebracketing from cases where this suffix was added to nouns ending in к (k), which was then palatalized to ч (č) in the Slavic first palatalization.

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-ческий (-českij)

  1. Used to form adjectives from nouns or sometimes other adjectives, often relational (meaning "related to X").
    наслажде́ние (naslaždénije, enjoyment)наслажде́нческий (naslaždénčeskij, (relational) enjoyment)
    ста́рый (stáryj, old)ста́рческий (stárčeskij, senile; (relational) old age)

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