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-isk

-isk

See also: ISK, -sk, and isk.

Danish

Suffix

-isk (neuter -isk or -iskt, definite and plural -iske)

  1. Alternative form of -sk

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse -iskr, from Proto-Germanic *-iskaz, from Proto-Indo-European *-iskos. Cognate with Danish -isk, German -isch, Dutch -s, English -ish, and Ancient Greek diminutive suffix -ισκος (-iskos).

Suffix

-isk

  1. -ish (of or pertaining to)
  2. -esque (in the style or manner of)
  3. also forming adjectives from nouns.

See also

References

<a class='CategoryTreeLabel CategoryTreeLabelNs14 CategoryTreeLabelCategory' href='/wiki/Category:Norwegian_Bokm%C3%A5l_words_suffixed_with_-isk'>Norwegian Bokmål words suffixed with -isk</a>

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

As above.

Suffix

-isk

  1. -ish (of or pertaining to)
  2. -esque (in the style or manner of)
  3. also forming adjectives from nouns.

See also

References

<a class='CategoryTreeLabel CategoryTreeLabelNs14 CategoryTreeLabelCategory' href='/wiki/Category:Norwegian_Nynorsk_words_suffixed_with_-isk'>Norwegian Nynorsk words suffixed with -isk</a>

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse -iskr, from Proto-Germanic *-iskaz, from Proto-Indo-European *-iskos.

Suffix

-isk

  1. -ish, of or pertaining to; making an adjective based on a noun

Derived terms

<a class='CategoryTreeLabel CategoryTreeLabelNs14 CategoryTreeLabelCategory' href='/wiki/Category:Swedish_words_suffixed_with_-isk'>Swedish words suffixed with -isk</a>

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