ies

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

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ies

  1. (rare) plural of i, the name of the letter I.
    • 1856, Goold Brown, The First Lines of English Grammar, page 10:
      These names [] may form regular plurals; thus, Aes, Bees, Cees, Dees, Ees, Effs, Gees, Aitches, Ies, Jays, Kays, Ells, Ems, Ens, Oes, Pees, Kues, Ars, Esses, Tees, Ues, Vees, Double-ues, Exes, Wies, Zees.
    • 1998, Ricardo Corona, "These Esses" ("Esses esses"), in Other Shores (Outras Praias), translated by Ricardo Corona & Charles Perrone
      to say (full of ees, ies, ues) that plurals are always two or more

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Aromanian[edit]

Verb[edit]

ies (third-person singular present indicative iasi/iase, past participle ishitã)

  1. Alternative form of es

Crimean Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *iz. Cognate with Gothic 𐌹𐍃 (is), German er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Krause & Slocum reconstruct IPA(key): /es/ with a short vowel[1]

Pronoun[edit]

ies

  1. he

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From i- (indeterminate correlative prefix) +‎ -es (correlative suffix of genitives).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Pronoun[edit]

ies (plural ies, accusative singular ies, accusative plural ies)

  1. someone's (indeterminate correlative of genitives)

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *iges, borrowed from Proto-Slavic *jьgo (gen. *jьga, *jьžese; compare Old East Slavic иго (igo), gen. ига (iga), *ижесе (*ižese)), from earlier *jъgo (gen. *jъga, *jъgese), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *juga-, from Proto-Indo-European *yugóm.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈie̯s/, [ˈie̞̯s̠]
  • Rhymes: -ies
  • Syllabification(key): ies

Noun[edit]

ies

  1. yoke
    Synonyms: (for people) korento, niskakorento, ämmänlänki
  2. (figuratively) yoke, restraint, burden, load; repression, slavery, oppression, persecution, tyranny
    Synonyms: sorto, orjuus
    • 2006 [1742], David Hume, Juha Koivisto, transl., Esseitä, →ISBN, Taitojen ja tieteiden kehityksestä ja synnystä [Of the Rise and Progress of the Arts and Sciences]:
      Mutta kamppailtuaan aikansa tämän ieksen poistamiseksi ihmiskunta on palannut lähes aiempaan tilanteeseen; Eurooppa on nykyään rakenteeltaan kuin suurennettu kopio Kreikasta.
      But mankind, having at length thrown off this yoke, affairs are now returned nearly to the same situation as before, and Europe is at present a copy at large, of what Greece was formerly a pattern in miniature.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ies (Kotus type 41*D/vieras, k- gradation)
nominative ies ikeet
genitive ikeen ikeiden
ikeitten
partitive iestä ikeitä
illative ikeeseen ikeisiin
singular plural
nominative ies ikeet
accusative nom. ies ikeet
gen. ikeen
genitive ikeen ikeiden
ikeitten
partitive iestä ikeitä
inessive ikeessä ikeissä
elative ikeestä ikeistä
illative ikeeseen ikeisiin
ikeihinrare
adessive ikeellä ikeillä
ablative ikeeltä ikeiltä
allative ikeelle ikeille
essive ikeenä ikeinä
translative ikeeksi ikeiksi
instructive ikein
abessive ikeettä ikeittä
comitative ikeineen
Possessive forms of ies (type vieras)
possessor singular plural
1st person ikeeni ikeemme
2nd person ikeesi ikeenne
3rd person ikeensä

Possibly informal:

Inflection of ies (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative ies iekset
genitive ieksen iesten
ieksien
partitive iestä ieksiä
illative iekseen ieksiin
singular plural
nominative ies iekset
accusative nom. ies iekset
gen. ieksen
genitive ieksen iesten
ieksien
partitive iestä ieksiä
inessive ieksessä ieksissä
elative ieksestä ieksistä
illative iekseen ieksiin
adessive ieksellä ieksillä
ablative iekseltä ieksiltä
allative iekselle ieksille
essive ieksenä ieksinä
translative iekseksi ieksiksi
instructive ieksin
abessive ieksettä ieksittä
comitative ieksineen
Possessive forms of ies (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person iekseni ieksemme
2nd person ieksesi ieksenne
3rd person ieksensä

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Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

ies

  1. 3rd person singular future indicative form of iet
  2. 3rd person plural future indicative form of iet

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

ies

  1. second-person singular imperfect indicative of estre

Romanian[edit]

Verb[edit]

ies

  1. inflection of ieși:
    1. first-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. third-person plural present indicative

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan) oss
  • (Surmiran) òss
  • (Puter, Vallader) öss

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ossum, popular variant of os.

Noun[edit]

ies m

  1. (Sursilvan) bone

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian ēs, from Proto-Germanic *ēsą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ies c (plural iezen)

  1. bait
    Synonym: lokies
  2. carrion

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