-luk

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See also: luk, Luk, Luk., łuk, -lük, and lūk

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish [Term?].

Suffix[edit]

-luk (Cyrillic spelling -лук)

  1. (informal) Functions similarly to -anje, -enje, -ost and -ština.
    divljalukdivljanje
    bezobràzlukbezobràština, bezòbraznōst

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Turkish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-luk

  1. -ness
    soğuk ‎(cold) + ‎-luk → ‎soğukluk ‎(coldness)
  2. -hood
    çocuk ‎(child) + ‎-luk → ‎çocukluk ‎(childhood)
  3. -ship
    dost ‎(friend) + ‎-luk → ‎dostluk ‎(friendship)
  4. ... container
    tuz ‎(salt) + ‎-luk → ‎tuzluk ‎(caster)
  5. -ity
    sonsuz ‎(endless) + ‎-luk → ‎sonsuzluk ‎(eternity)

Usage notes[edit]

  • It may change to -lık, -lik, -lük depending on the last vowel of the word.

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