See also: τος and -τος

Ancient Greek

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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    From Proto-Indo-European *-tós. Related to -τος (-tos).

    Pronunciation

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    Suffix

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    -τός (-tósm (feminine -τή, neuter -τόν); first/second declension

    1. creates verbal adjectives of possibility, either active or passive
      δύναμαι (dúnamai, can) + ‎-τός (-tós) → ‎δυνατός (dunatós, able (active), doable (passive))
      διαλῡ́ω (dialū́ō, dissolve) + ‎-τός (-tós) → ‎διαλυτός (dialutós, dissoluble)
    2. Forms ordinal and fractional numerals
      τεσσαράκοντα (tessarákonta, forty) + ‎-τός (-tós) → ‎τεσσαρακοστός (tessarakostós, fortieth)

    Declension

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