See also: èzza and ezza

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -itia(m) whence also Italian -izia, a borrowed doublet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈet.t͡sa/, [ˈet̪t̪͡s̪ä]
  • Hyphenation: -éz‧za

SuffixEdit

-ezza f (plural -ezze)

  1. Added to adjectives to form abstract nouns; -ity; -ness.
    alto (high, tall) + ‎-ezza → ‎altezza (height)
    stanco (tired) + ‎-ezza → ‎stanchezza (tiredness)

Derived termsEdit