Indonesian Edit

Etymology Edit

From Dutch -teit influenced by Latin -tās

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈ-tas/
  • Hyphenation: tas
  • IPA(key): /ˈtas/, [ˈt̪as]

Suffix Edit

-tas

  1. -ness, -ity
    Synonym: ke- -an

Derived terms Edit

Category Indonesian terms suffixed with -tas not found

Latin Edit

Pronunciation Edit

Etymology 1 Edit

From Proto-Italic *-tāts, from Proto-Indo-European *-teh₂ts, whence also Attic Greek -της (-tēs), Doric Greek -τᾱς (-tās), and Sanskrit -ताति (-tāti). See also -tūs.

Suffix Edit

-tās f (genitive -tātis); third declension

  1. -ty, -dom, -hood, -ness, -ship; Used to form feminine abstract nouns indicating a state of being.
Usage notes Edit

The suffix -tās is added to an adjective (or sometimes a noun) to form an abstract third declension feminine noun indicating a state or condition.

Examples:
potis (able) + ‎-tas → ‎potestās (ability)
difficilis (difficult, troublesome) + ‎-tas → ‎difficultās (difficulty, trouble)
līber (free) + ‎-tas → ‎lībertās (liberty, freedom)
aevum (infinite time) + ‎-tas → ‎aetās (lifetime)

It has two allomorphs:

-itās
viduus + ‎-tas → ‎viduitās (widowhood)
magnanimus + ‎-tas → ‎magnanimitās (magnanimity)
alacer + ‎-tas → ‎alacritās (cheerfulness)
-etās
prōprius + ‎-tas → ‎proprietās (quality, property)
medius + ‎-tas → ‎medietās (midpoint)
satis + ‎-tas → ‎satietās (sufficiency)
Declension Edit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative -tās -tātēs
Genitive -tātis -tātum
Dative -tātī -tātibus
Accusative -tātem -tātēs
Ablative -tāte -tātibus
Vocative -tās -tātēs
Synonyms Edit
Descendants Edit

See also Edit

Etymology 2 Edit

From Proto-Italic *-tā, from Proto-Indo-European *-tweh₂.

Suffix Edit

-tās

  1. feminine accusative plural of -tus