-idade

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See also: idade

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese -idade, from Latin -itātem, from Proto-Indo-European *-teh₂ts.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-idade f

  1. forms nouns, from adjectives, indicating the state, property or quality of conforming to the adjective’s description; -ity; -ness; -hood
    desumano (inhumane) + ‎-idade → ‎desumanidade (inhumanity)
  2. forms nouns, from adjectives, indicating something that has the given quality; -ity
    côncavo (concave) + ‎-idade → ‎concavidade (concavity)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (forming the names of properties): -or, -eza, -ez

Derived terms[edit]