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-ies

-ies

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

English

Suffix

-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.

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [iʲɛʃ]

Suffix

-ies

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

Usage notes

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

Derived terms

<a class='CategoryTreeLabel CategoryTreeLabelNs14 CategoryTreeLabelCategory' href='/wiki/Category:Hungarian_words_suffixed_with_-ies'>Hungarian words suffixed with -ies</a>

See also

  • Appendix:Hungarian suffixes

Latin

Suffix

-iēs

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

Inflection

Fifth declension.

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

Synonyms

Derived terms