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-ês

-ês

Portuguese

Alternative forms

  • -ez (obsolete)

Suffix

-ês m (feminine -esa, plural -eses, feminine plural -esas)

  1. -ese (forms adjectives describing a particular place and nouns indicating a native of the place)
    Holanda (Netherlands) + -êsholandês (Dutchman; Dutch)
  2. -ese (forms the names of languages spoken in a given place or by a given people)
    Holanda (Netherlands) + -êsholandês (Dutch language)

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