-issimus

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Latin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-issimus -issima, -issimum

  1. added to adjectives to form superlative

Usage notes[edit]

Typically added to the adjective's genitive stem. Adjectives that end in -er instead take the suffix -rimus (e.g. liber -> liberrimus). Some adjectives have irregular superlatives, e.g., bonus, optimus; malus, pessimus; magnus, maximus.

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