-jes

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See also: jes, Jes, and jěś

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The suffix is a combination of the diminutive suffix -je and an adverb-forming suffix -s.

Suffix[edit]

-jes

  1. Added to an adjective it creates an adverb while adding a connotation of familiarity and informality.
    zacht → zachtjes (softly)

Derived terms[edit]