Meaning of -ESE in English


[-ese] adj suffix [Pg -es & It -ese, fr. L -ensis]: of, relating to, or originating in (a certain place or country) "Japanese"

[2]-ese n suffix, pl -ese 1: native or resident of (a specified place or country) "Chinese"

2. a: language of (a particular place, country, or nationality) "Siamese" b: speech, literary style, or diction peculiar to (a specified place, person, or group)--usu. in words applied in depreciation "journalese"

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