-ame

See also: ame, âme, and AME

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -āmen.[1]

SuffixEdit

-ame

  1. Used to form collective nouns from simple nouns. Example: fogliame ‎(foliage, leaves), from foglia ‎(leaf).

Derived termsEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “-ame” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -amen.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ame m

  1. forms nouns indicating a group or collection of the suffixed thing

SynonymsEdit