GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Emesa +‎ -er

NounEdit

Emeser m (genitive Emesers, plural Emeser, female Emeserin)

  1. Synonym of Emesener

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Emeser (invariable)

  1. Synonym of Emesener

Usage notesEdit

  • Words like this are indeclinable adjectives in modern German, as noted by the Duden, DWDS and other modern references. They originated as genitive plurals of substantives, as noted by 18th century grammarian Johann Christoph Adelung and 19th century linguist Hermann Möller: e.g. Berliner Pfannkuchen = Pfannkuchen der Berliner = "pancake of the Berliners". See -er.