GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

-eis

  1. Romanization of -𐌴𐌹𐍃

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-eīs

  1. dative/ablative masculine/feminine/neuter plural of -eus

Middle EnglishEdit

SuffixEdit

-eis

  1. Alternative form of -esse (-ess)

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin, Vulgar Latin -iscus and in some cases Latin -ēnsis.

SuffixEdit

-eis

  1. used to form nationalities
  2. used to form names of languages
    engleis, franceis, fraunceis

DescendantsEdit

  • English: -ese
  • French: -ais, -ois
  • Norman: -ais, -ouais