The suffix ‘ship’ added to a noun indicates status, quality, profession or rank. Here are some examples:
The position of an apprentice or the time served as an apprentice.
A contest for the position of champion in a game or sport.
The skill in a craft or the quality of something made by hand.
The status of being a citizen in a country.
Governed by a dictator; a totalitarian state.
The state of being friends.
The skill or art of riding on horseback.
The position of a student or trainee to gain work experience.
Family relationship, or a feeling of being close to someone.
The action of leading or commanding a group or organisation.
Expert skill or knowledge, or be in control of something.
The state of belonging to an organisation, group or club.
The act of possessing something or being the proprietor.
An association of two or more people as partners.
The art or skill of writing by hand.
The number of readers of a newspaper, magazine, book, etc.
The way in which two or more people or things are connected.
Academic study; payment to support a student’s education.
Fair behaviour, especially in a sporting contest.
Degree of skill with which something is made.