4.3 Words which ends on -ista

Many words which ends on -ista (turista, dentista), denominate professions or something similar. But in contrast to words like academic titles (dottore / dottoressa) there is no distinction between feminine and masculine in singular in words ending with -ista. But there is a difference between the singular and the plural form.

Examples
  il / la turista (the tourist)
la turista => le turiste
il turista => i turisti



  il / la dentista (the dentist)
la dentista => le dentiste
il dentista => i dentisti



  il / la tassista (the taxidriver)
la tassista => le tassiste
il tassista => i tassisti









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