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See also: ois, oís, õis, öis, and -óis

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French -ois. In some senses from Late Latin -iscus (whence also the doublet -esque, later borrowed through Italian), in others from Latin -ēnsis. More at -ish, -ese.

SuffixEdit

-ois

  1. Used to form adjectives related to a particular country, region or city, their associated inhabitant names, and the local language or dialect.

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Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

In some senses from Late Latin, Vulgar Latin -iscus, in others from Latin -ēnsis.

SuffixEdit

-ois

  1. used to form nationalities
  2. used to form names of languages
    françois (French)
    anglois (English)
  3. used to form the first and second-person singular imperfect tense

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