-ey

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See also: ey, EY, -ey-, and

English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ey

  1. Alternative form of -y
  2. Alternative form of -ie
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) Old Norse suffix for placenames meaning "island", as in Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Chausey or Surtsey (see ey).

Anagrams[edit]


Manx[edit]

Suffix 1[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish -ad, from the thematic vowel of the various verb stems + Proto-Celtic *-tus. (compare Irish -adh).

-ey

  1. regular verbal noun ending

Derived terms[edit]

Suffix 2[edit]

-ey

  1. plural ending of certain nouns
  2. plural ending of certain adjectives

Middle English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ey

  1. Alternative form of -y.

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Portuguese[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ey

  1. Obsolete spelling of -ei