See also: eux

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French -eux, from Old French -eux, -eus, -us, -os, -ous, from Latin -ōsus. Doublet of -ose.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ø/
  • (file)

SuffixEdit

-eux (feminine -euse, masculine plural -eux, feminine plural -euses)

  1. -ous, -y
    Latin pluvi(ōsus) + ‎-eux → ‎pluvieux (rainy)
  2. (Quebec) forms nouns and adjectives with a humble or pejorative character

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: -øs
  • Dutch: -eus
  • German: -ös
  • Norwegian: -øs
  • Swedish: -ös

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French -us, -eus, from Latin -ōsus.

SuffixEdit

-eux

  1. -ous, -y
    pluviosuspluvieux (rainy)

DescendantsEdit


NormanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French -eus, -us, from Latin -ōsus.

SuffixEdit

-eux

  1. -ous, -y

Etymology 2Edit

From an Old Northern French variant of Old French -eor, -or, from Latin -ator, -tor. In some senses, from Latin -or.

SuffixEdit

-eux m (plural -eurs, feminine equivalent -euse)

  1. (Jersey) Used to form agent nouns from verbs.
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Old FrenchEdit

SuffixEdit

-eux

  1. Alternative form of -us

Derived termsEdit

Category Old French words suffixed with -eux not found