-aste

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See also: aste, astē, and Äste

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -āvistis (via -āsti).[1] Example: Italian lodaste, from Latin laudavistis.

Suffix[edit]

-aste

  1. Used with a stem to form the second-person past historic and imperfect subjunctive of regular -are verbs

References[edit]

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