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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Representing the nominative plural case endings belonging to Latin first-declension feminine nouns.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ae

  1. plural of -a

Usage notesEdit

  • Although both ‐æ and ‐ae are normally used as plural forms in English, they are occasionally used as singular forms within the dative case or genitive case. Notably in the phrase ‘lapsus linguae’.

Derived termsEdit

Category:English irregular plurals ending in "-ae"

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Declined forms of -us (suffix forming adjectives).

SuffixEdit

-ae

  1. nominative feminine plural of -us
  2. genitive feminine singular of -us
  3. dative feminine singular of -us
  4. vocative feminine plural of -us

Etymology 2Edit

Declined forms of -a (suffix forming masculine agent nouns).

SuffixEdit

-ae m

  1. nominative plural of -a
  2. genitive singular of -a
  3. dative singular of -a
  4. vocative plural of -a

PortugueseEdit

SuffixEdit

-ae

  1. Obsolete spelling of -ai