-escu

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Aromanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin, Vulgar Latin -iscus. Compare Romanian -esc.

Suffix[edit]

-escu ‎(feminine -eascã)

  1. -ish, -esque (added to a root to form an adjective)

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin -ēscō (and -ēscunt in the case of the third-person plural). Cognates include Romanian -esc, Italian -isco, -iscono, Spanish -ezco, -ecen, Catalan -eixo, -eixen.

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Suffix[edit]

-escu

  1. Used with a stem to form the first-person singular and third-person plural present of most regular fourth conjugation verbs. E.g. unescu, tushescu, firescu, pãtsãscu, urãscu.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the suffix -esc, from Latin -iscus.

Suffix[edit]

-escu

  1. suffix forming many Romanian surnames, e.g. Ionescu, Petrescu, Popescu, Georgescu, Marinescu, Niculescu, Constantinescu, Văcărescu, Lucescu, Lupescu, Albulescu, etc.