Last modified on 28 August 2013, at 11:28

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin illōrum, from ille.

SuffixEdit

-lor (pl)

  1. (definite article) the (plural, genitive and dative)

Usage notesEdit

This form of the definite article is used for all nouns in the genitive and dative cases in the plural (as attached to the indefinite plural, which always ends in a vowel):

The suffix is also used with plural adjectives in the genitive and dative cases to make the articulated definite form, often for emphasis, and it is used before the noun it modifies:

Related termsEdit

  • -l (masculine/neuter singular nominative and accusative)
  • -a (feminine singular nominative and accusative)
  • -i (masculine/neuter plural nominative and accusative)
  • -le (feminine plural nominative and accusative)
  • -lui (masculine/neuter singular genitive and dative)
  • -ei (feminine singular genitive and dative)

See alsoEdit