-it

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-it

  1. forms the infinitive of the 3rd class verbs.
  2. from nouns forms verbs
    barva + ‎-it → ‎barvit
    rybář + ‎-it → ‎rybařit
  3. from adjectives forms verbs
    tenký + ‎-it → ‎tenčit
  4. (masculine) -ite (used to form names of minerals and some rocks and fossils)

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French[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-it

  1. Suffix forming the third-person singular present indicative of -ir verbs.
  2. Suffix forming the third-person singular past historic of -ir verbs.
  3. Suffix forming the third-person singular past historic of -re verbs.

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /iːt/
  • (file)

Suffix[edit]

-it

  1. (masculine) -ite (used to form names of followers of a movement, Biblical descendants of a certain person, etc)
  2. (masculine) -ite (used to form names of minerals and some rocks and fossils)
  3. (chemistry, neuter) -ite (used to form names of salts and esters of acids whose name ends in -ous)

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Greenlandic[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-it (n-v?, truncative?)

  1. there is no [noun], has no [noun]

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Suffix[edit]

-it (v-v?, truncative?)

  1. Reverses the meaning.

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Manx[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-it

  1. Suffix forming the past participle of verbs.
  2. -ed, -ized

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Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

-it

  1. Form of the suffix -t used with odd-syllable stems.

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Old Irish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-it (suffixed pronoun)

  1. him
  2. it (object pronoun)

Usage notes[edit]

This suffix is used only after first-person singular forms in -(e)a, first-person plural forms in -mi, and 3rd person plural forms in -(a)it. After third-person singular forms, the suffix -i is used.

Derived terms[edit]

Category Old Irish words suffixed with -it not found


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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From -inn +‎ -t.

Suffix[edit]

-it

  1. positive degree strong neuter nominative/accusative singular of -inn (adjective suffix)
  2. strong neuter nominative/accusative singular of -inn (participle suffix)
    1. used to form the supine of verbs
  3. neuter nominative/accusative singular of -inn (definite article suffix)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

-it

  1. Suffix used to form the supine tense of verbs belonging to the fourth conjugation (strong verbs); see also -t
Usage notes[edit]

The suffix is used with the same version of the stem as is the past participle.

Etymology 2[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-it

  1. (pathology) Suffix used to form nouns corresponding to diseases characterized by inflammation (similar to -itis in English)
    appendicit, bronkit, encefalit, gastrit, hepatit, laryngit, meningit, neurit, sinusit
  2. a (mineral) material with a certain origin or property, similar to English -ite
    bakelit, bauxit, dynamit, ebonit, eternit, grafit, malakit, masonit, nitrit
  3. a person from a certain place or a faith, similar to English -ite
    abderit, husit, israelit, jesuit, konvertit, kosmopolit, levit, malmöit, metropolit, muskovit, samarit, shiit, stachanovit, sunnit

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-it

  1. (literary) verb suffix for the second-person singular imperfect/conditional

Usage notes[edit]

-ir is unusual in that although it contains the vowel i, it does not cause i-affection of internal vowels, for example, ‎canu (to sing) + ‎-it → ‎canit (you were singing, you would sing).

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Category Welsh words suffixed with -it not found