- Plural form of -esc.
In some areas in Romania, more than half of the placenames have this suffix. Overall, this ending is part of the names of 14.8% of the Romanian towns and villages (2,038 out of 13,724) and 11.4% of the Moldovan towns and villages (144 out of 1,254).
- Used with a stem to form the second-person singular present of most regular -i (fourth conjugation) verbs. E.g. unești, tușești, ferești, pățești, urăști.