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  1. -ese(Suffix)

    Used to form adjectives and nouns describing things and characteristics of a city, region, or country, such as the people and the language spoken by these people.

    Viennese, Maltese falcon, Parmese, Japanese, Faroese, Viennese waltz

  2. -ese(Suffix)

    Used to form nouns meaning the jargon used by a particular profession or in a particular context.

    journalese, legalese, translationese

  3. Origin: From -eis, from -ensis.


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