-ado

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Esperanto[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ado

  1. See -ad-

See also[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese -ado, from Latin -ātus and -ātum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ado m (feminine -ada plural -ados feminine plural -adas)

  1. forms the masculine singular past participle of verbs whose infinitives end in -ar
    falar (to speak) + -adofalado (spoken)
  2. forms adjectives, from verbs, meaning “that has suffered the action,” and nouns meaning “something or someone who has suffered the action”
    pescar (to fish) + -adopescado (which has been fished)
    pescar (to fish) + -adopescado (the yield from a fishing trip)
  3. forms adjectives, from nouns, meaning “which contains the suffixed noun”
    farpa (barb) + -adofarpado (barbed)
    pena (feather) + -adopenado (feathered)
  4. forms nouns, from the names of types of professionals, meaning the position of being that type of professional; -dom
    decurião (decurion) + -adodecuriado (the position of a decurion)
  5. forms nouns, from the names of types of professionals, meaning the class formed by those professionals; -ate
    operário (worker) + -adooperariado (the class formed by workers)
  6. forms adjectives, from the names of colours, meaning “that is that colour,” which is equivalent to using the colour’s name as an adjective
    amarelo (the colour yellow) + -adoamarelado (yellow in colour)
    azul (the colour blue) + -adoazulado (blue in colour)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (position of a professional): -ato

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (forms past participles): -ido

Derived terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ātus.

Suffix[edit]

-ado

  1. Suffix indicating the past participle of regular -ar verbs.

Related terms[edit]