-arono

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -āverunt (via -āru). In the thirteenth century, the Italian form was -aro, which later was extended to -arono under influence of verb endings like -ano and -ono.[1] Example: Italian lodarono, from Latin laudaverunt.

Suffix[edit]

-arono

  1. Used with a stem to form the third-person plural past historic of regular -are verbs

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2002, Giuseppe Patota, Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, ISBN 88-15-08638-2, page p. 145: