-itāte

See also: -itate

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from the accusative -itatem of Latin suffix -itas; found only in words borrowed from other languages (cf. English -ity, German -ität, French -ité, Italian -ità, Spanish -idad, Portuguese -idade, Romanian -itate).

SuffixEdit

-itāte

  1. Usually added to foreign adjectives to form abstract nouns, like English -ity (sometimes with more concrete meanings: e.g., universitāte).

Derived termsEdit

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