-ity etymology


English word -ity comes from French -ité

Etymology of -ity

Detailed word origin of -ity

Dictionary entry Language Definition
-ité French (fr) Variant of -té, giving a quality or characteristic of an adjective; -ity.
-ity English (en) Used to form a noun from an adjective; especially, to form the noun referring to the state, property, or quality of conforming to the adjective's description.. Used to form other nouns, especially abstract nouns.

Words with the same origin as -ity