-eus

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the French -eux, from the Latin -ōsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /øːs/, /øʏ̯s/ (the latter one exclusively in some northern provinces of the Netherlands)

Suffix[edit]

-eus

  1. suffix used to form adjectives
    ambitieambitieus

Derived terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eus m (feminine -ea, neuter -eum); first/second declension

  1. (with materials) Used to form adjectives from nouns, to indicate the source of an attribute.
    argentum (silver) → argenteus (made of silver)
    ferrum (iron) → ferreus (made of iron)
    marmor (marble) → marmoreus (made of marble)
    pīnus (pine tree) → pīneus (made of pine)

Declension[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative -eus -ea -eum -eī -eae -ea
genitive -eī -eae -eī -eōrum -eārum -eōrum
dative -eō -eae -eō -eīs -eīs -eīs
accusative -eum -eam -eum -eōs -eās -ea
ablative -eō -eā -eō -eīs -eīs -eīs
vocative -ee -ea -eum -eī -eae -ea

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eus

  1. Alternative form of -us.