-ĉjo

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian -ша (-ša), by analogy with -njo.

Suffix[edit]

-ĉjo

  1. Forms affectionate derivatives of masculine names.
    Johano (John) → Joĉjo (Johnny)
    Miĥaelo (Michael) → Miĉjo (Mike)
    patro (father) → paĉjo (daddy)
    Petro (Peter) → Peĉjo (Pete, Petey)

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