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See also Appendix:Variations of "es"
- Used to form the plural of some nouns
- belonging to. (Ending for genitive correlatives.)
- kies: belonging to whom, whose
- ties: belonging to that one, that one's
- ĉies: belonging to everyone, everyone's
- ies: belonging to someone, someone's
- nenies: belonging to nobody, nobody's
- IPA: /ˈɛʃ/
- Creates adjectives from nouns meaning "having something".
- Creates nouns from nouns, for example names of occupations and collective nouns.
- Creates digits or figures from ordinal numbers.
- Possessive marker, indicating than an object belongs to the noun
- 's (in English): Possessive marker
- Suffix indicating the second-person singular present indicate of -er and -ir verbs.
- Suffix indicating the second-person singular present subjunctive of -ar verbs
- Suffix used for marking the passive voice of verbs. This variant is used for the present passive of those verbs of the second and fourth conjugations (weak and strong -er verbs respectively) that have stems ending in s. Other verbs normally take only -s. However, until the middle decades of the 20th century (approximately) it was rule to use -es with all -er verbs, which today is considered archaic. This use may occasionally appear in more modern texts (certain phrases).
- läses = is read
- låses = is locked
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