-asse

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See also: asse, asses, Asse, and ässe

French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-asse

  1. Suffix forming the first-person singular imperfect subjunctive of -er verbs.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French -ace, from Latin -āceus.

Suffix[edit]

-asse

  1. Suffix forming pejoratives.
    Coordinate term: -ard
    blonde + ‎-asse → ‎blondasse
    pute + ‎-asse → ‎putasse
    dégueuler + ‎-asse → ‎dégueulasse
    con + ‎-asse → ‎connasse

Italian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-asse

  1. Used with a stem to form the third-person singular imperfect subjunctive of regular -are verbs.

Middle English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-asse

  1. Alternative form of -esse

References[edit]