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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier Italian -itade, from -itate, from Latin -itātem, accusative singular of -itās[1], ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *-teh₂ts.

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


ReferencesEdit

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