EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

The a vowel of present-tense -as plus the t of the Latin/Romance/German passive perfect participle.

SuffixEdit

-at-

  1. (nominal) -ato One who undergoes the action of the root
    vidi ‎(to see) → vidato ‎(one that is seen)
  2. (adjectival) -ata The passive present participle
    Mi vidas kaj mi estas vidata.‎ ― I see and I'm being seen.
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