-ata

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ata

Suffix[edit]

-ata

  1. Added to nouns to form adjectives Having, -ed.
    tentaculata - having tentacles, tentacled

Derived terms[edit]



Esperanto[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ata

  1. See -at-

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -āta(m), feminine of -ātus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.ta/, [ˈäːt̪ä]
  • Stress: -àta
  • Hyphenation: -a‧ta

Suffix[edit]

-ata f

  1. Used with a stem to form the feminine singular past participle of regular -are verbs.
    trovare (to find) + ‎-ata → ‎trovata ([which has been] found (female))
  2. Used to form verbal nouns, derived from regular -are verbs, expressing an instance of the action expressed by the verb.
    telefonare (to phone) + ‎-ata → ‎telefonata (phone call, an instance of phoning)
    nevicare (to snow) + ‎-ata → ‎nevicata (snowfall, snow, an instance of snowing)
  3. Used to form words, derived from nouns, meaning a period of time.
    giorno (daytime) + ‎-ata → ‎giornata (a day, the space of a day)
  4. Used to form words, derived from nouns, corresponding to -ful (as much as something will hold).
    cucchiaio (spoon) + ‎-ata → ‎cucchiaiata (a spoonful)
  5. Used to form words, derived from nouns, meaning a blow with the named object.
    coltello (knife) + ‎-ata → ‎coltellata (stab)
  6. Used to form nouns, derived from nouns with a negative connotation, expressing an action.
    cretino (stupid) + ‎-ata → ‎cretinata (a stupid action or thing, stupidity)
  7. Used to form collective nouns.
    cucciolo (cub, puppy) + ‎-ata → ‎cucciolata (litter (of newborn animals))
  8. (rare) Used as an intensifier.
    fiamma (flame) + ‎-ata → ‎fiammata (a burst of flames)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Functions of this prefix may sometimes overlap (e.g. mano (hand) + ‎-ata → ‎manata (a handful”, but also “a smack given with the hand, a slap) )

Derived terms[edit]



Latin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-āta

  1. nominative feminine singular of -ātus
  2. nominative neuter plural of -ātus
  3. accusative neuter plural of -ātus
  4. vocative feminine singular of -ātus
  5. vocative neuter plural of -ātus

Suffix[edit]

-ātā

  1. ablative feminine singular of -ātus

Spanish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ata f

  1. feminine equivalent of -ato
  2. feminine singular of -ato