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-tas

See also: tas, Tas, TAS, Tas., t'as, tås, tās, and taş

FaliscanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *-teh₂ts, whence also Latin -tās.

SuffixEdit

-tās

  1. -ty, -dom, -hood, -ness, -ship; Used to form nouns indicating a state of being.

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *-teh₂ts, whence also Ancient Greek -της (-tēs) and Sanskrit -ताति (-tāti).

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

-tās f (genitive -tātis); third declension

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

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:
difficultās (difficulty, trouble), from difficilis (difficult, troublesome)
lībertās (liberty, freedom), from līber (free)
InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative -tās -tātēs
genitive -tātis -tātum
dative -tātī -tātibus
accusative -tātem -tātēs
ablative -tāte -tātibus
vocative -tās -tātēs
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DescendantsEdit

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Etymology 2Edit

From -tus.

SuffixEdit

-tās

  1. feminine accusative plural of -tus