-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.
  2. 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]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

According to Steinbauer from hysterokinetic Proto-Indo-European *-yḗh₂s ~ *-ih₂és.

Alternative forms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-iēs f (genitive -iēī); fifth declension

  1. Used to form an abstract noun, usually from an adjective stem.
Declension[edit]

Fifth-declension noun.

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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Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Alternative forms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-iēs

  1. Used to form frequency adverbs, usually from a number and having the meaning "N times"
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