Main definitions of -ty in English

: -ty1-ty2

-ty1

suffix

  • Forming nouns denoting quality or condition such as beauty, royalty.

Origin

Via Old French from Latin -tas, -tat-.

Main definitions of -ty in English

: -ty1-ty2

-ty2

suffix

  • Denoting specified groups of ten.

    ‘forty’
    ‘ninety’

Origin

Old English -tig.