-τατος

Ancient GreekEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *-tm̥mós‚ from *-yōs

PronunciationEdit

 

SuffixEdit

-τατος (-tatosm (feminine -τάτη, neuter -τᾰτον); first/second declension

  1. Added to adjective stems to form superlative forms
    δῆλος (dêlos, clear) + ‎-τατος (-tatos) → ‎δηλότατος (dēlótatos, the clearest)
    σοφός (sophós, wise) + ‎-τατος (-tatos) → ‎σοφώτατος (sophṓtatos, the wisest)

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Category Ancient Greek words suffixed with -τατος not found

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

 

SuffixEdit

-τᾱτος (-tātosf

  1. (Doric) feminine genitive singular of -τᾱς (-tās)

GreekEdit

SuffixEdit

-τατος (-tatos)

  1. Added to most adjectives to form the absolute superlative.
    σοφός (sofós, wise) + ‎-τατος (-tatos) → ‎σοφότατος (sofótatos, very wise)
    βαθύς (vathýs, deep) + ‎-τατος (-tatos) → ‎βαθύτατος (vathýtatos, very deep)

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Related termsEdit

  • -τατα (-tata, suffix for superlative degree of adverbs)
  • -τερος (-teros, suffix for comparative degree)