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English

Etymology

From Old French -iste and [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] -ista < Ancient Greek -ιστής (-istes)

Suffix

-ist

Added to words to form nouns denoting:

  1. One who follows a principle or system of belief.
    Marxist, deist
    Note, these are related to -ism, e.g. Marxism, deism
  2. A member of a profession or one interested in something.
    botanist
    psychiatrist, one who studies psychiatry
  3. A person who uses something.
    violinist, one who plays a violin
  4. A person who holds biased views.
    sexist, racist

Translations

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Croatian

Suffix

-ist

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine noun, usually denoting a follower or a profession. Chiefly used for loanwords.

German

Suffix

-ist m. (plural -isten, feminine -istin, feminine plural -istinnen)[[Category:Template:lang:de suffixes|ist]]

  1. -ist
    Pianist - pianist
    Anarchist - anarchist
    Rassist - racist

Romanian

Etymology

French -iste

Pronunciation

Suffix

-ist m. (plural -işti, feminine -istă, feminine plural -iste)[[Category:Template:lang:ro suffixes|ist]]

  1. -ist
    pianist - pianist
    anarhist - anarchist
    rasist - rascist

Declension


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