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-tas

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Latin

Suffix

-tās (genitive -tātis); f., third declension

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a word indicating a state or condition
    amo, I love, amitas, friendship
    liber, free, libertas, freedom, liberty

Inflection

Third declension (3).

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

Alternative forms

Usage notes

This suffix corresponds to several English suffixes, including -ty (which came from -tas), -dom (freedom), -head (godhead), -hood (likelihood), -ness (likeness).

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