-ième

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See also: ieme and Ieme

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ēsimus, via Vulgar Latin *-ĕsimus with irregular short *-e-, with analogy with ordinal numbers of tens like vīcēsimus or trīcēsimus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jɛm/
  • (file)

Suffix[edit]

-ième (plural -ièmes)

  1. -st, -nd, and -th; forms ordinal numbers
    quatrièmefourth

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