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-ies

See also: ies

EnglishEdit

SuffixEdit

-ies

  1. Used to form the plural forms of nouns endings in consonant-y:
    country, countries; party, parties.
  1. Used to form the third person singular of the indicative of verbs ending in consonant-y:
    party, parties; parry, parries.

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

EtymologyEdit

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SuffixEdit

-iēs

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

InflectionEdit

Fifth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative -iēs -iēs
genitive -iēī -iērum
dative -iēī -iēbus
accusative -iem -iēs
ablative -iē -iēbus
vocative -iēs -iēs

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