-issimo

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Interlingua[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-issimo

  1. Added to an adverb, this suffix is an intensifier which adds a qualifier of "extremely" or "remarkably."[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Interlingua Course for Beginners by Thomas Breinstrup

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin -issimus. Compare Spanish -ísimo.[1]

Suffix[edit]

-issimo

  1. Added to adjectives to form absolute superlatives.
    buonissimo - as good as possible, extremely good
  2. Added to the stem of verbs ending in -ire to form the first-person plural imperfect subjunctive tense.
    salissimo - that we be raised, gone up, etc; that we have risen, gone up, etc

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]