See also: int, Int, INT, .int, int', -int, in't, and i'n't

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

The i vowel of past-tense -is plus the nt of the Latin/Romance active present participle.

SuffixEdit

-int-

  1. (agentic substantive) -into or inton Nominative do'er of an action, in a past relative to when the verb took place.
    Example: vagi (to wander), vaginto (a prior wanderer)
    Mi estos vaginton.
    I will be a prior wanderer.
  2. (adjectival participle) -inta or intan Characteristic of doing an action, in a past relative to the verb. (active past participle)
    Example: vagi (to wander), vaginta (previously wandering)
  3. (adverbial participle) -inte In a way characteristic of doing an action, in a past relative to the verb. (active past adverbial participle)
    Example: vagi (to wander), vaginte (in a way affected by previously wandering)

Usage notesEdit

Even if the word takes the accusative form (e.g. vaginton or vagintan), the word forms a substantive or adjective as-if a nominative for the participle's root.