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-ter

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EtymologyEdit

Compare iter (way).

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ter (comparative -tius, superlative -tissimē)

  1. -ly; used to form adverbs from adjectives.

Usage notesEdit

The suffix -ter is usually added to a third-declension adjective or participle stem to form an adverb of manner.

Examples:
prudenter (intelligently, wisely), from prudēns (knowing, experienced)
dissimulanter (dissemblingly, secretly), from dissimulāns, present active participle of dissimulō (dissemble, conceal)

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