I. adjective suffix Etymology: Portuguese -ês & Italian -ese, from Latin -ensis of, relating to, or originating in (a certain place or country) <
II. noun suffix (plural -ese) 1. native or resident of (a specified place or country) <
2. a. language of (a particular place, country, or nationality) <
b. speech, literary style, or diction peculiar to (a specified place, person, group, discipline, subject, or activity) — usually in words applied in depreciation <

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