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-ese

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The really happy person is the one who can enjoy the scenery, even when they have to take a detour.
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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:it language|Template:lang:it]][[Category:Template:lang:it derivations]], from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] -ensis (originating in)

Suffix

-ese

  1. Used to form adjectives and nouns describing people of a particular city, region, or country, and the language spoken by these people.
    Viennese, Maltese, Parmese, Japanese, Faroese
  2. Used to form nouns meaning the jargon used by a particular profession or in a particular context.
    journalese, legalese

Translations

Note: these translations are a guide only. For more precise translations, see individual words ending in -ese.

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Italian

Suffix

-ese

  1. -ese, -er
    londinese (and many others)

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