-ità

See also: ita, ítá, i̱ta, itä, -ita, iță, itá, and ITA

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier Italian -itade, from -itate, from the Latin suffix -itātem, accusative singular of -itās.[1]

SuffixEdit

-ità

  1. Used to form abstract nouns that correspond to English words ending in -ity or -ness

Usage notesEdit

  • All are feminine and invariant

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • -tà

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2002, Giuseppe Patota, Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, ISBN 88-15-08638-2, page p. 101:
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