-ac

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French -acque, from New Latin -acus, from Ancient Greek -ακός (-akós, -ic), -ακή (-akḗ), -ακόν (-akón).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ac

  1. One affected with.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Lesley, ed. The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary. 5th. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (chiefly Kajkavian): -ec

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ьcь.

Suffix[edit]

-ac (Cyrillic spelling -ац)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting a profession, follower, age, proper name, feature, plant or animal.

See also[edit]