-cil

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic -ҹил
Perso-Arabic -چیل

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [d͡ʒɯɫ], [d͡zɯɫ]

Suffix[edit]

preceding vowel
A / I E / Ə / İ O / U Ö / Ü
-cıl -cil -cul -cül

-cil

  1. Suffix appended to nouns to derive adjectives with the meaning of inclination.[1]
    (work) + ‎-cil → ‎işcil (hard-working, industrious)
    yuxu (sleep) + ‎-cil → ‎yuxucul (prone to sleep a lot)
    ard (sequel, continuation) + ‎-cil → ‎ardıcıl (consistent)
    ölüm (death) + ‎-cil → ‎ölümcül (deadly)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Širalijev, Mamedaga; Sevortjan, Ervand (1971), “-cil”, in Grammatika azerbajdžanskovo jazyka. Fonetika, morfologija i sintaksis. [Grammar of Azerbaijani language. Phonetics, morphology, syntax.], Baku: Elm, pages 64