Common suffixes: ‘-DADE’

Suffixes are great allies to understand the meaning of a word. Some are more common than others and can even help us to make links between different languages.

On this post, I’ll present 25 words ending with ‘-ty’ and their Portuguese equivalents ending with ‘-dade’.

City > cidade
Identity > identidade
Diversity > diversidade
Reciprocity > reciprocidade
Probability > probabilidade
Priority > prioridade
Unity > unidade
Availability > disponibilidade
Rentability > rentabilidade
Elegibility > Elegibilidade
Maturity > Maturidade
Responsability > responsabilidade
Flexibility > flexibilidade
Ability > habilidade
Dignity > dignidade
Exclusivity > exclusividade
Similarity > similaridade
Positivity > positividade
Duality > Dualidade
Representativity > representatividade
Capacity > capacidade
Objectivity > objetividade
Nationality > nacionalidade
Sexuality > sexualidade
Adversity > adversidade

 

Hope it was useful!
See you.

 

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