-es-

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German[edit]

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Interfix[edit]

-es-

  1. Genitival interfix used to link elements in some compounds.
    Bundesamt

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From esar (to be), and eso (being).

Suffix[edit]

-es-

  1. suffix used on transitive verbs to form an abbreviated passive verb (as opposed to "esar -ata").
    frapar (to hit) + ‎-esar → ‎frapesar (being hit), instead of "esar frapata"
  2. suffix used on transitive verbs to form a passive state noun.
    konstruktar (to construct, build) + ‎-eso → ‎konstrukteso ((the act of) being built)
  3. suffix used on nouns, adjectives and adverbs to form a noun with a state or abstract quality; -ion, -ness, -ity, -tude, -ship, -hood.
    frato (sibling; brother or sister) + ‎-eso → ‎frateso (brotherhood, sisterhood)
    blinda (blind) + ‎-eso → ‎blindeso (blindness)
    quale (how, in what way) + ‎-eso → ‎qualeso (quality)
  4. suffix used on nouns and adjectives to form an intransitive verb with the meaning: to be so as to indicate the root.
    simila (similar) + ‎-esar → ‎similesar (to be similar (to), to resemble)

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