ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -īvit (via -īut and -ìo).[1] Example: Italian finì, from Latin finivit.

SuffixEdit

  1. Used with a stem to form the third-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:
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