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-izzare

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *-izāre, present infinitive of *-izō, from Ancient Greek -ίζω (-ízō, verbalizing suffix). Compare Catalan -itzar, French -iser, Spanish, Portuguese and Occitan -izar. Compare also the inherited suffix from the same source in Italian, -eggiare.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): -/iˈd͡ːza.re/, -[id̪ˈd̪͡z̪aː.r̺e]
  • Hyphenation: -iz‧zà‧re

SuffixEdit

-izzare

  1. Used to form verbs from adjectives or nouns; -ise; -ize
    anglico (Anglian) → anglicizzare (to anglicize)
    focale (focal) → focalizzare (to put into focus)

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