-ys

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See also: ys, Ys, YS, yS, y's, Y's, and -yś

Asturian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

-ys

  1. Alternative form of -yos

Finnish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ys

  1. Front vowel variant of -us

Declension[edit]

Inflection of -ys (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative -ys -ykset
genitive -yksen -ysten
-yksien
partitive -ystä -yksiä
illative -ykseen -yksiin
singular plural
nominative -ys -ykset
accusative nom. -ys -ykset
gen. -yksen
genitive -yksen -ysten
-yksien
partitive -ystä -yksiä
inessive -yksessä -yksissä
elative -yksestä -yksistä
illative -ykseen -yksiin
adessive -yksellä -yksillä
ablative -ykseltä -yksiltä
allative -ykselle -yksille
essive -yksenä -yksinä
translative -ykseksi -yksiksi
instructive -yksin
abessive -yksettä -yksittä
comitative -yksineen

Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *-iós; which gave Latvian -is, Old Prussian -is, Proto-Slavic masculine *-ь. When unstressed, the same ending produced -ias; see for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /iːs/

Suffix[edit]

-ỹs m (plural -iaĩ) stress pattern 3 or 4

  1. masculine nominative singular ending for i̯ó-stem nouns.
    avilỹs (beehive); compare Latvian aũlis, Old Prussian aulis, Proto-Slavic *ulьjь
    ežỹs (hedgehog); compare Latvian ezis, Proto-Slavic *ežь

Etymology 2[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

-ỹs m (plural -iaĩ, feminine -ė̃) stress pattern 3

  1. agentive nominalizing suffix, typically applied to verbal roots in compounds
    dárbas (work) + dúoti (give)darbdavỹs (employer)
    galvà (head) + žudýti (kill)galvažudỹs (hitman, assassin)
    Synonyms: -ininkas, -ėjas, -tojas
  2. produces masculine animates from some nominal stems
    árklas (plough)arklỹs (horse)
    gaidà (melody)gaidỹs (cockerel)
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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish -as, from Proto-Celtic *-assus, from Proto-Indo-European *-ad-tus.

Suffix[edit]

-ys m

  1. Nominal suffix, used to form abstract ideas or nouns

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ys

  1. Alternative form of -yssh
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Etymology 2[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ys

  1. Alternative form of -esse
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