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-atic

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EtymologyEdit

From the older form -atec, from Latin -āticus. No longer a productive suffix in Romanian. Compare Aromanian -atic.

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SuffixEdit

-atic m, n (feminine singular -atică, masculine plural -atici, feminine and neuter plural -atice)

  1. (unproductive) Used to form some adjectives (and sometimes nouns derived from them) meaning "of", "like", "characteristic of", etc.
    iarnă (winter) + ‎-atic → ‎iernatic (of the winter, hibernal)
    toamnă (autumn) + ‎-atic → ‎tomnatic (of the autumn, autumnal)
    zână (fairy) + ‎-atic → ‎zănatic (crazy)

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