-eis

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Latin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eīs

  1. dative masculine plural of -eus
  2. dative feminine plural of -eus
  3. dative neuter plural of -eus
  4. ablative masculine plural of -eus
  5. ablative neuter plural of -eus
  6. ablative feminine plural of -eus

Middle English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eis

  1. Alternative form of -esse

References[edit]


Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin, Vulgar Latin -iscus and in some cases Latin -ēnsis.

Suffix[edit]

-eis

  1. used to form nationalities
  2. used to form names of languages
    engleis, franceis, fraunceis

Descendants[edit]

  • English: -ese
  • French: -ais, -ois
  • Norman: -ais, -ouais