-aticum

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Substantivization of the neuter form of -āticus (adjective-forming suffix), with the Classical viāticum perhaps serving as its forerunner.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-āticum n (genitive -āticī); second declension (Late Latin, Medieval Latin)

  1. Used to form nouns indicating pertinence to the root verb or noun.
  2. Used to form nouns indicating a state of being resulting from an action.
    missus (sent)missāticum (message)

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative -āticum -ātica
Genitive -āticī -āticōrum
Dative -āticō -āticīs
Accusative -āticum -ātica
Ablative -āticō -āticīs
Vocative -āticum -ātica

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Tito Zanardelli (1906), “I nomi locali in -aticus: nell' Emilia e nella Romagna”, in Giacomo de Gregorio, editor, Studi glottologici italiani[1], volume 3, Torino: Ermanno Loescher, pages 1-48.
  • David G. Patterson (1973), “The Latin suffix -aticu in early Old Spanish”, in Vox Romanica, volume 32, Bern: A. Francke AG Verlag, DOI:http://doi.org/10.5169/seals-25978, pages 60-65.