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What are some Polish placename suffixes?


Jikkler 3 | -
23 Oct 2015 #1
Similar to the English -land, -ia or -y suffixes (England, Australia, Normandy) or the French -ie and -ique (Australie, Belgique) what are some Polish placename suffixes?
Polonius3 990 | 12,349
23 Oct 2015 #2
Polish placename suffixes?

-ów Kraków
-owo Dąbrowo
-owa Częstochowa
-ewo Wiśniewo
-ec Ostrowiec
-ice Domanice
-ówka Bukówka
-ówek Kalinówek
-nik Prudnik
....and many more including -izna, -yzna, -ak, -ino, -ina, -in, -iny and -any

.and many more

If you were interested only in country-related suffixes, then try:
-ia Holandia, Belgia, Anglia, Portugalia, Irlandia, Boliwia, Austria, Australia, Nowa Zelandia, Walia,Japonia, etc. (probably the most common)
-cja Szwecja, Szkocja, Słowacja, Chorwacja
-zja Tunezja, Malezja
-y (plural) Węgry, Włochy, Niemcy, Czechy, Chiny, Niderlandy, Faklandy
-e (plural) Indie, Hawaje,
-stan Pakistan, Kazachstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tadżykistan, Kirgistan


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