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Hebrew

Etymology 1

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Pronunciation

  • (Modern Israeli) IPA: /-ut/

Suffix

־וּת (-út) f. (plural (regardless of state) ־וּיוֹת, singular construct ־וּת)

  1. -ness, -ity; a suffix forming nouns, especially abstract nouns, from adjectives and other words.

Usage notes

  • This suffix is often appended to adjectives in ־י (), -al, -an, -ic, -ous), such that ־יות (-iút), -ality, -anity, -icity, -osity) may be considered a suffix in its own right.

Etymology 2

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Pronunciation

  • (Modern Israeli) IPA: /-ot/

Suffix

־וֹת (-ót)

  1. The plural ending for most feminine and a few masculine nouns (regardless of state).
  2. The feminine plural ending for adjectives (regardless of state).
  3. The feminine plural ending for present-tense and present-participle forms of verbs.

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