-ume

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: ume, Ume, and ʻume

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ūmen (action noun suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈu.me/, [uːme]
  • Stress: -ùme

Suffix[edit]

-ume (plural -umi)

  1. Used to form nouns, often derived from adjectives, usually with a collective and pejorative connotation.
    viscido (slimy) + ‎-ume → ‎viscidume (slime”, “slimy mess)

Derived terms[edit]