-eux

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French -eux, from Old French -eux, -eus, -us, -os, -ous, from Latin -ōsus. Doublet of -ose.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ø/
  • (file)

Suffix[edit]

-eux (feminine -euse, masculine plural -eux, feminine plural -euses)

  1. -ous, -y
    Latin pluvi(ōsus) + ‎-eux → ‎pluvieux (rainy)
  2. (Quebec) forms nouns and adjectives with a humble or pejorative character

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Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: -øs
  • Dutch: -eus
  • German: -ös
  • Norwegian: -øs
  • Swedish: -ös

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French -us, -eus, from Latin -ōsus.

Suffix[edit]

-eux

  1. -ous, -y
    pluviosuspluvieux (rainy)

Descendants[edit]


Norman[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French -eus, -us, from Latin -ōsus.

Suffix[edit]

-eux

  1. -ous, -y

Etymology 2[edit]

From an Old Northern French variant of Old French -eor, -or, from Latin -ator, -tor. In some senses, from Latin -or.

Suffix[edit]

-eux m (plural -eurs, feminine equivalent -euse)

  1. (Jersey) Used to form agent nouns from verbs.
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Old French[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eux

  1. Alternative form of -us

Derived terms[edit]

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