See also: tudo, tudó, tüdő, and tự do

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *-tu- + -d- + *-h₃onh₂-. Compare Ancient Greek -σῠ́νη (-súnē) and -δών (-dṓn).

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-tūdō f (genitive -tūdinis); third declension

  1. -itude, -ness; used to form abstract nouns indicating a state or condition.

Usage notesEdit

Examples:
  • The related suffix -dō also forms abstract nouns of state, but is added to verb or participle stems. The resulting nouns often end in -tūdō as a result of the verb stem interaction with -dō.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative -tūdō -tūdinēs
Genitive -tūdinis -tūdinum
Dative -tūdinī -tūdinibus
Accusative -tūdinem -tūdinēs
Ablative -tūdine -tūdinibus
Vocative -tūdō -tūdinēs

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: -itude
  • Old Francoprovençal: -tudina
  • French: -tume (inherited), -itude (borrowing)
    • German: -itüde (in a few loan words from French)
  • Italian: -itudine