-ty

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See also: ty, Ty, ty., .ty, , , tỷ, and Tỵ

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English -ty, from Old English -tiġ (-ty), from Proto-Germanic *tigiwiz, plural of *teguz (group of ten), from Proto-Indo-European *deḱ-, *déḱm̥ (ten). Cognate with Scots -ty (-ty), West Frisian -tich (-ty), Dutch -tig (-ty), German -zig (-ty), Gothic 𐍄𐌹𐌲𐌿𐍃 (tigus, group of ten, decade). Related to ten.

Suffix[edit]

-ty

  1. Nonproductive suffix indicating single-digit integer multiples of ten
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English -te, from Old French -te, from Latin -tātem, accusative masculine singular of -tās.

Suffix[edit]

-ty

  1. Alternative form of -ity, used to form abstract nouns from adjectives
    subtle + ‎-ty → ‎subtlety
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Finnish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ty

  1. Front vowel variant of -tu

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English -tiġ, from Proto-Germanic *tigiwiz.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ty

  1. (nonproductive) -ty (forms numeral terms denoting multiples of ten)
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Descendants[edit]
  • English: -ty
  • Scots: -ty
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Etymology 2[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ty

  1. Alternative form of -te

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɨ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes:
  • Syllabification: ty

Suffix[edit]

-ty

  1. Forms passive participles, usually of -nąć stems and causes apophony of ą->ę
    zamknąć + ‎-ty → ‎zamknięty

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Further reading[edit]

  • -ty in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • -ty in Polish dictionaries at PWN