-es

-es1
a plural suffix occurring in loanwords from Greek: Hyades.
[ < Gk -es]
-es2
var. of -s2 in verbs ending in s, z, ch, sh, or post-consonantal y: passes; buzzes; pitches; dashes; studies.
-es3
var. of -s3 in nouns ending in s, z, ch, sh, or post-consonantal y, and in nouns in f with v in the plural: losses; fuzzes; riches; ashes; babies; sheaves.

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Universalium. 2010.

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