-arono

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -āverunt (via -āru). In the thirteenth century, the Italian form was -aro, which later was extended to -arono under influence of verb endings like -ano and -ono.[1] Example: Italian lodarono, from Latin laudaverunt.

SuffixEdit

-arono

  1. Used with a stem to form the third-person plural past historic of regular -are verbs

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Patota, Giuseppe (2002) Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, ISBN 88-15-08638-2, page 145