See also: ies, Ies, IES, íes, ieš, i. e. S., and i.e.S.

EnglishEdit

SuffixEdit

-ies

  1. variant of -es for the plural forms of nouns ending in a consonant + y; equivalent to (dropped y) + (-i- + -es).
    country, countries; party, parties.
  2. Used to form the third person singular of the indicative of verbs ending in consonant + y.
    party, parties; parry, parries.

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HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ies

  1. (adjective suffix) reminding of, appropriate to, characteristic of. Added to a noun to form an adjective.
    kísértet (ghost)kísérteties (ghostly)

Usage notesEdit

  • (adjective suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ias is added to back vowel words
    -ies is added to front vowel words

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

According to Steinbauer from hysterokinetic Proto-Indo-European *-yḗh₂s ~ *-ih₂és.

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

-iēs f (genitive -iēī); fifth declension

  1. Used to form an abstract noun, usually from an adjective stem.
DeclensionEdit

Fifth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative -iēs -iēs
Genitive -iēī -iērum
Dative -iēī -iēbus
Accusative -iem -iēs
Ablative -iē -iēbus
Vocative -iēs -iēs
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Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

-iēs

  1. Used to form frequency adverbs, usually from a number and having the meaning "N times"
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