-τος

See also: τος and -τός

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *-tós.

PronunciationEdit

 

SuffixEdit

-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)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: -τος (-tos)

ReferencesEdit

  • 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

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

SuffixEdit

-τος (-tos)

  1. Creates verbal adjectives.

Derived termsEdit