-ezza

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See also: èzza and ezza

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -itia(m) whence also Italian -izia, a borrowed doublet.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈet.t͡sa/, [ˈet̪t̪͡s̪ä]
  • Hyphenation: -éz‧za

Suffix[edit]

-ezza f (plural -ezze)

  1. Added to adjectives to form abstract nouns; -ity; -ness.
    alto (high, tall) + ‎-ezza → ‎altezza (height)
    stanco (tired) + ‎-ezza → ‎stanchezza (tiredness)

Derived terms[edit]