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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -īvī (via -īī).[1] Example: Italian finii, from Latin finivi.

SuffixEdit

-ii

  1. Used with a stem to form the first-person singular past historic of regular -ire verbs

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2002, Giuseppe Patota, Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, ISBN 88-15-08638-2, page p. 145:

LatinEdit

SuffixEdit

-iī

  1. nominative masculine plural of -ius
  2. genitive masculine singular of -ius
  3. genitive neuter singular of -ius
  4. vocative masculine plural of -ius

NavajoEdit

SuffixEdit

-ii

  1. nominalizer

Usage notesEdit

Example: from the verb hataał (he sings) + -ii, we can make a noun for hataałii (singer)

See alsoEdit