-ice

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-ice

  1. (obsolete) forms abstract nouns

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-ice f

  1. Suffix indicating that the word is of the feminine gender.

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Latin[edit]

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-ice

  1. vocative masculine singular of -icus

Middle English[edit]

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-ice

  1. Alternative form of -ik

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Etymology[edit]

From -itiēm, the accusative of Latin -itiēs, an alternative form of -itia. Compare Romanian -ețe and Spanish -ez.

Suffix[edit]

-ice f (plural -ices)

  1. forms nouns, from adjectives or nouns, denoting a quality or state; -ity; -ness
    imundo (filthy) + ‎-ice → ‎imundice (filth)
    calvo (bald) + ‎-ice → ‎calvice (baldness)
    mesmo (same) + ‎-ice → ‎mesmice (sameness)

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