Last modified on 23 August 2014, at 18:59




Borrowed from Latin -tio, -tionem as a learned form. The original inherited form of the suffix, -zone, -zzone or in some cases -gione, is today less common but found in words such as ragione, stagione, canzone, punzone, acquazzone, tizzone, etc.



  1. -action, -ation, -tion (Used to form nouns relating to the action of specified verbs)

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