-ies

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See also: ies, Ies, IES, íes, ieš, i. e. S., and i.e.S.

English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ies

  1. Used to form the plural forms of nouns endings in consonant-y:
    country, countries; party, parties.
  1. Used to form the third person singular of the indicative of verbs ending in consonant-y:
    party, parties; parry, parries.

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ies

  1. (adjective suffix) reminding of, appropriate to, characteristic of. Added to a noun to form an adjective.
    kísértet (ghost)kísérteties (ghostly)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (adjective suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ias is added to back vowel words
    -ies is added to front vowel words

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-iēs

  1. Used to form an abstract noun, usually from an adjective stem.

Inflection[edit]

Fifth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative -iēs -iēs
genitive -iēī -iērum
dative -iēī -iēbus
accusative -iem -iēs
ablative -iē -iēbus
vocative -iēs -iēs

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