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EtymologyEdit

I-stem + Proto-Indo-European *-teh₂ts. See also -itas.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-itia f (genitive -itiae); first declension

  1. -ness, -ity; Used to form nouns describing the condition of being something.

Usage notesEdit

The suffix -itia is added to an adjective (or rarely a noun) to form an abstract first declension noun describing the condition of being something.

Examples:
dūrus (hard)dūritia (hardness)
laetus (happy)laetitia (happiness)
trīstis (sad)trīstitia (sadness)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative -itia -itiae
Genitive -itiae -itiārum
Dative -itiae -itiīs
Accusative -itiam -itiās
Ablative -itiā -itiīs
Vocative -itia -itiae

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