-ée

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

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin -ātam (accusative of -āta), whence also -ade. -ade 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 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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