-tas

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See also: tas, Tas, TAS, Tas., t'as, tås, tās, and taş

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *-teh₂ts, whence also Latin -tās.

Suffix[edit]

-tās

  1. -ty, -dom, -hood, -ness, -ship; Used to form nouns indicating a state of being.

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *-teh₂ts, whence also Ancient Greek -της ‎(-tēs) and Sanskrit -ताति ‎(-tāti).

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Suffix[edit]

-tās f ‎(genitive -tātis); third declension

  1. -ty, -dom, -hood, -ness, -ship; Used to form nouns indicating a state of being.
Usage notes[edit]

The suffix -tās is added to an adjective (or sometimes a noun) to form an abstract third declension feminine noun indicating a state or condition.

Examples:
difficultās ‎(difficulty, trouble), from difficilis ‎(difficult, troublesome)
lībertās ‎(liberty, freedom), from līber ‎(free)
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative -tās -tātēs
genitive -tātis -tātum
dative -tātī -tātibus
accusative -tātem -tātēs
ablative -tāte -tātibus
vocative -tās -tātēs
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Etymology 2[edit]

From -tus.

Suffix[edit]

-tās

  1. feminine accusative plural of -tus