-ies

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English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-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.

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ies

  1. reminding of, appropriate to, characteristic of. Added to a noun to form an adjective.
    kísértet (ghost) → kísérteties (ghostly)

Usage notes[edit]

Member of the following suffix cluster:

  • -ias is added to back vowel words
  • -ies is added to front vowel words

See also[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

-iēs

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

Inflection[edit]

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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