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See also: é and -e

English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

  1. Used on words borrowed from other languages, especially French, as a reminder that the final "e" is not silent
    café, resumé

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ātus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

 m (feminine -ée, masculine plural -és, feminine plural -ées)

  1. (grammar) past participle root verb suffix of regular -er verbs, an inflected infinitive verb; translation (-ed)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Translations of irregular root verb suffixes (-é), does not necessarily end in -ed. Example: "allé" -> (gone), "aller" -> (to go).

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Hungarian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

  1. 's, belonging to. Non-attributive possessive suffix attached to nouns. The plural form is -éi.
    iskola (school) - iskoláé (belonging to the school, of the school, the school's)
    Ez a szék az iskoláé - This chair belongs to the school / is the school's
  2. (rare, chiefly Transylvanian) whether, if. Tag for yes/no questions, always written with a hyphen before. (variant of -e)
    Nem tudom, hogy sikerül. - I don't know whether we will succeed.
  3. (archaic) Forms an archaic past tense, in third person singular, definite conjugation, for front-vowel verbs. The back vowel version is . The currently used suffix in this place is -te.
    A virágokat nézé. - He was looking at the flowers.

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