-iste

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See also: iste and işte

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ista.

Suffix[edit]

-iste

  1. -ist
  2. -istic

Derived terms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -īvistis (via -īsti).[1] Example: Italian finiste, from Latin finivistis.

Suffix[edit]

-iste

  1. Used with a stem to form the second-person plural past historic and imperfect subjunctive of regular -ire 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. 146:

Latvian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Feminine form of -ists.

Suffix[edit]

-iste

  1. Added to nouns to form feminie nouns denoting members/followers of a principle, religion, philosophy, lifestyle, or system of belief (usually named by words in -isms), or who has a certain profession or activity, just like its English cognate -ism.
Related terms[edit]
  • -ists (masculine counterpart of -iste)
  • -isms (the corresponding profession / activity / system of belief)

Etymology 2[edit]

Apparently borrowed from Lithuanian -ystė, in words like karalỹstė (kingdom).

Suffix[edit]

-iste

  1. Used to form names of regions, areas, countries, etc. from the name of the their ruler: karalis “king” -> karaliste “kingdom.”
Derived terms[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-iste

  1. Suffix indicating the second-person singular indicative preterite of -er and -ir verbs.

See also[edit]