־ות

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Modern Israeli) IPA(key): /-ut/

Suffix[edit]

־וּת (-útf (plural ־ויות \ ־ֻיּוֹת)

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • 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[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Modern Israeli) IPA(key): /-ot/

Suffix[edit]

־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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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew ־ות (-ót).

Suffix[edit]

־ות (-es)

  1. The plural suffix for feminine nouns derived from Hebrew.