RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From -esc. Compare Aromanian -eashti.

SuffixEdit

-ește

  1. Adverbial form of -esc.
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

A form of the infix -esc-, from Latin -ēscō, in this case -ēscit. Cognates include Aromanian -eashti, Italian -isce, Spanish -ece.

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

-ește

  1. Used with a stem to form the third-person singular present of most regular -i (fourth conjugation) verbs. E.g. unește, tușește, ferește, pățește, urăște.
Related termsEdit