Nouns ending in -ta and -tu
Nouns ending in –tà and –tù have identical forms in the singular and in the plural.
la virtù — virtue la difficoltà — difficulty
le virtù — virtues le difficoltà — difficulties
It is therefore necessary to examine the context to determine whether such a noun is singular or plural. An accompanying article, adjective, or verb will generally indicate which is the case.
Many of these words have English cognates.
|scritto (inf. scrivere)