-aĉ-

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Esperanto[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-aĉ-

  1. Used to denote substandard degree, lack of quality, or inferiority.
    ĉevalo (horse) → ĉevalaĉo (nag)
    domo (house) → domaĉo (shack)
    skribi (to write) → skribaĉi (to scrawl)

Usage notes[edit]

Unlike most Esperanto suffixes, -aĉ- does not have an inherent part of speech, but rather inherits the part of speech of the stem to which it is suffixed.

Derived terms[edit]