Words and Proper Names

-(a)it (passive pl.)

683.
Greene (David): Varia: II. 1. The Middle Irish preterite passive plural ending -(a)it.
In Ériu 27 (1976), pp. 123–126.
Argues that the Old Irish 3pl. pres. abs. ending with suffixed 3sg. masc./neut. pronoun -tait was reused for the pass. pret. pl.