See also: τος and -τός

Ancient Greek edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *-tós.

Pronunciation edit

 

Suffix edit

-τος (-tosm or f (neuter -τον); second declension

  1. Creates perfective passive verbal adjectives (usually accented recessively)
    διαλῡ́ω (dialū́ō, dissolve) + ‎-τος (-tos) → ‎διάλυτος (diálutos, dissolved)
  2. Forms adjectives from nouns (accented recessively)
    δάκρυ (dákru, tear) + ‎-τος (-tos) → ‎ἀδάκρυτος (adákrutos, tearless)

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Greek: -τος (-tos)

References edit

  • Smyth, Herbert Weir (1920), “Part II: Inflection”, in A Greek grammar for colleges, Cambridge: American Book Company, §§ 425 b (2) D: on use for verbal adjectives

Greek edit

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek -τος (-tos), from Proto-Indo-European *-tós.

Suffix edit

-τος (-tos)

  1. Creates verbal adjectives.

Derived terms edit