-ёнка

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Suffix[edit]

-ёнка (-jónkaf inan or f anim

  1. Suffix added to nouns to form diminutives, sometimes with pejorative force.
    сестра́ (sestrá, sister) + ‎-ёнка (-jónka) → ‎сестрёнка (sestrjónka, little sister)
    си́ла (síla, strength) + ‎-ёнка (-jónka) → ‎силёнка (siljónka, weak, puny strength)

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