-lık

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish -لق(-lık, -ness).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-lık

  1. -ness
    ıslak(wet) + ‎-lık → ‎ıslaklık(wetness)
  2. -hood
    baba(father) + ‎-lık → ‎babalık(fatherhood)
  3. -ship
    arkadaş(friend) + ‎-lık → ‎arkadaşlık(friendship)
  4. ... container
    kitap(book) + ‎-lık → ‎kitaplık(bookcase)

Usage notes[edit]