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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin -tiōnem, accusative form of -tiō, 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, cagione, canzone, punzone, acquazzone, tizzone, etc.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ːsjo.ne/, [ˈt̪͡ːs̪joːn̺e]
  • Hyphenation: -zió‧ne

SuffixEdit

-zione

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

Derived termsEdit