-ique

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French -ique, borrowed from Latin -icum, accusative singular of -icus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ique

  1. Used to form adjectives from nouns: -ic, -ical, -ish, -ly

Derived terms[edit]



Middle English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ique

  1. Alternative form of -ik

Old French[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ique

  1. used to form adjectives; -ic

Descendants[edit]

  • French: -ique
  • English: -ic