-je

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-je n (plural jes)

  1. Variant of -tje.

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-je

  1. his, her, its (third-person singular possessive suffix denoting singular possession)
    kert (garden) → a kertje (his/her/its garden)
    betű (letter) → a betűje (his/her/its letter)
    vese (kidney) → a veséje (his/her/its kidney)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (possessive suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -a is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -e is added to front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -ja is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant or a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-.
    -je is added to front vowel words ending in a consonant or a vowel. Final -e changes to -é-.

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-je

  1. -ly (used to turn an adjective into an adverb of manner)

Usage notes[edit]

The j of this suffix merges with certain preceding consonants to create palatalized consonants not followed by j:

  • d + jź
  • zd + jzdź
  • g + jz
  • k + jc
  • ch + jš
  • ł + jl
  • t + jś
  • st + j

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ьje.

Suffix[edit]

-je (Cyrillic spelling -је)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a neuter noun, usually denoting a young animal, plant, place name or is used as a collective noun.

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