-aste

See also: aste

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -āvistis (via -āsti).[1] Example: Italian lodaste, from Latin laudavistis.

SuffixEdit

-aste

  1. Used with a stem to form the second-person past historic and imperfect subjunctive of regular -are verbs

ReferencesEdit

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