-irono

See also: írónő

Contents

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -īverunt (via -īru). In the thirteenth century, the Italian form was -iro, which later was extended to -irono under influence of verb endings like -ano and -ono.[1] Example: Italian finirono, from Latin finiverunt.

SuffixEdit

-irono

  1. Used with a stem to form the third-person plural past historic of regular -ire verbs

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Patota, Giuseppe (2002) Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, ISBN 88-15-08638-2, page 146