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-ée

-ée

See also: её, ee, EE, -ee, .ee, ее, and өө

French

Suffix

-ée

  1. Forming feminine nouns having the sense of ‘something contained by’ (the root word).
    bras (arm) --> brassée (armful)
    an (year) --> année ((duration of) a year)

Related terms

See also

<a class='CategoryTreeLabel CategoryTreeLabelNs14 CategoryTreeLabelCategory' href='/wiki/Category:French_words_suffixed_with_-%C3%A9e'>French words suffixed with -ée</a>

References

  1. é-; in: Jacqueline Picoche, Jean-Claude Rolland, Dictionnaire étymologique du français, Paris 2009, Dictionnaires Le Robert

Norman

Alternative forms

  • -aïe (Guernsey)

Etymology

From Old French, from Latin -āta.

Suffix

-ée

  1. (Jersey) Forming feminine nouns having the sense of ‘something contained by’ (the root word).
    maîson (house)maîsonnée (houseful)
    dgichon (bowl)dgichonnée (bowlful)

See also

<a class='CategoryTreeLabel CategoryTreeLabelNs14 CategoryTreeLabelCategory' href='/wiki/Category:Norman_words_suffixed_with_-%C3%A9e'>Norman words suffixed with -ée</a>