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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin -itās.

NounEdit

-itas

  1. -ity

SynonymsEdit


LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PIE word
*-teh₂ts

First from Proto-Italic *-itāts and *-otāts, i.e. -tās added to i-stems or o-stems, later used freely. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *-teh₂ts.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-itās f (genitive -itātis); third declension

  1. -ity, -ness, -ship; Used to form nouns indicating a state of being.
Usage notesEdit

The suffix -itās is added to an adjective (or sometimes a noun or numeral) to form an abstract third declension noun indicating a state of being.

Examples:
amārus (bitter, pungent) + ‎-itas → ‎amāritās (bitterness)
ūnus (one) + ‎-itas → ‎ūnitās (unity, oneness)
cīvis (citizen) + ‎-itas → ‎cīvitās (citizenship)
fidēlis (faithful) + ‎-itas → ‎fidēlitās (fidelity, faithfulness)
trīni (three each) + ‎-itas → ‎trīnitās (trinity, threeness)
vēlōx (swift, quick) + ‎-itas → ‎vēlōcitās (velocity, swiftness)
DeclensionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative -itās -itātēs
genitive -itātis -itātum
dative -itātī -itātibus
accusative -itātem -itātēs
ablative -itāte -itātibus
vocative -itās -itātēs
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DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See -ītēs.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ītās

  1. accusative plural of -ītēs