-ée

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See also: её, ee, EE, -ee, .ee, ее, and өө

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin -ātam (accusative of -āta), whence also -ade, which is borrowed from other Romance languages.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ée

  1. Forming feminine nouns having the sense of ‘something contained by’ (the root word).
    bras(arm) --> brassée(armful)
    an(year) --> année((duration of) a year)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ é-; in: Jacqueline Picoche, Jean-Claude Rolland, Dictionnaire étymologique du français, Paris 2009, Dictionnaires Le Robert

Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin -āta.

Suffix[edit]

-ée

  1. (Jersey) Forming feminine nouns having the sense of ‘something contained by’ (the root word).
    maîson(house)maîsonnée(houseful)
    dgichon(bowl)dgichonnée(bowlful)

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