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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin -ēnsis (originating in), whence also the inherited Italian doublet -ese.

SuffixEdit

-ense

  1. Used to create adjectives and nouns that denote ethnonyms, like parmense, from Parma or statunitense, from Stati Uniti

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LatinEdit

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin -ēnsis (originating in). Compare the inherited doublet -ês.

SuffixEdit

-ense m, f (plural -enses)

  1. forms the names of residents or inhabitants of a place
    Berlim (Berlin) + ‎-ense → ‎berlinense (Berliner)
  2. forms adjectives meaning “of, from or relating to [the suffixed place]”
    Berlim (Berlin) + ‎-ense → ‎berlinense (of, from or relating to Berlin)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin -ēnsis (originating in). Compare the inherited doublet -és.

SuffixEdit

-ense

  1. Used to create adjectives and nouns that denote ethnonyms, like estadounidense, from Estados Unidos

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit