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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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(feminine -ena, masculine plural -ens, feminine plural -enes)

  1. (Valencia) Alternative spelling of

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French , from Old French , -et, -at, from Latin -ātus, from Proto-Italic *-ātos. Compare the borrowed doublet -at.

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; -ed

Usage notes[edit]

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

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

  1. (non-attributive possessive suffix) -'s, belonging to ……, that of ……. Used to form the non-attributive possessive[1] form of nouns. The plural form is -éi.
    iskola (school)iskoláé (belonging to the school, of the school, the school's)
    Ez a szék az iskoláé. (predicatively)This chair belongs to the school / is the school’s.
    ház (house)házé (that of the house)
    A fa árnyéka nagy, a házé még nagyobb. (as part of the subject)The shadow of the tree is big; that of the house is even bigger.
  2. (non-attributive possessive suffix, casual) -'s, those of …… (informally also used for the plural of the non-attributive possessive [-éi being somewhat pedantic])
    Ezek a poharak a Pistáé.These glasses belong to Steve / are Steve’s.
  3. (rare, chiefly Transylvania) whether, if. Tag for yes/no questions, always written with a hyphen before. (variant of -e)
    Nem tudom, hogy sikerül.I don't know if it will be successful.
  4. (personal suffix, archaic) Used to form the third-person singular indicative past definite, for front-vowel verbs. The back-vowel version is . The suffix currently used in this place is -te. For the full paradigm, see the usage template.
    A virágokat nézé (modern form: nézte).S/he looked at the flowers.

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Navajo[edit]

Prefix[edit]

  1. (disjunct prefix of position I)
    Postpositional prefix meaning “about”, “concerning”. It is often found in contraction with ná- (“around” or reversionary) as (b)éé-, where it converges in shape with (against).
    ► Navajo verbs with postpositional prefix -é

Suffix[edit]

  1. (nominalizer) the one that, the one who

Usage notes[edit]

Similar to the -er suffix in English, the suffix attached to a verb means "the one who does [verb]". It is a variant of .

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • -e (manuscript form)
  • -et (12th century or earlier)

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin -ātus. First attested in [842], as -at (jurat in the Oaths of Strasbourg) > [circa 1050] -et in the Song of Roland; the form first appears in the 12th century.

Suffix[edit]

  1. used to form past participles of regular -er verbs

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle French: