-luk

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

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

Derived terms[edit]



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.