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The non-Germanic suffix -ist can derive personal nouns from adjectives. Examples are spesjaalspecial > spesjalistspecialist and modernmodern > modernistmodernist. All derivations have common gender.

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Nouns in -ist can have an adjectival base, but nominal bases are more frequent. More information can be found in the topic on -istwith a noun as base.

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