-ano

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See also: ano, Ano, año, anō, and ʻano

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-ano

  1. (nominal) inhabitant of, member of, partisan of, ex. Novjorko New York City, novjorkano New Yorker.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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-ano

  1. Used with a stem to form the third-person present tense of regular -are verbs

Etymology 2[edit]

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-ano

  1. Used with a stem to form the third-person imperative of regular -ere and those -ire verbs that do not take -isc

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-ano

  1. (organic chemistry) -ane (in the names of hydrocarbons)

Etymology 4[edit]

From Latin -ānum, the accusative singular of -ānus, which forms adjectives of belonging or origin from a noun.

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-ano

  1. Coming from, related to, or like. Example: italiano (Italian), from Italia (Italy).
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Latin[edit]

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-ānō

  1. dative masculine singular of -ānus
  2. dative neuter singular of -ānus
  3. ablative masculine singular of -ānus
  4. ablative neuter singular of -ānus

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin -ānus.

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-ano m (feminine -ana, plural -anos, feminine plural -anas)

  1. forms nouns, from a placename, denoting someone from that place; -an
    América (America) + -anoamericano (American (someone from America))
  2. forms adjectives, from nouns, meaning “of, from or related to the suffixed noun”; -an
    América (America) + -anoamericano (American (of, from or relating to America))
  3. forms nouns, from a placename, denoting the main or traditional language spoken in that place; -an
    Geórgia (Georgia (country)) + -anogeorgiano (Georgian (language))
  4. forms nouns, from a person’s name, denoting someone who believes in the religion, philosophy or theory created by that person
    Immanuel Kant + -anokantiano (Kantian)
  5. forms nouns, from the name of a star sign, denoting someone born under that star sign
    Aquário (Aquarius) + -anoaquariano (Aquarian)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From French or English -ane.

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-ano m

  1. (organic chemistry) forms the names of saturated hydrocarbons

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ānus, which forms adjectives of belonging or origin from a noun.

Suffix[edit]

-ano m (feminine -ana)

  1. (as an adjective) Coming from, related to, or like.
  2. (as a noun) One from, belonging to, relating to, or like.
  3. (organic chemistry) -ane (in the names of hydrocarbons)

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Usage notes[edit]

Used to form adjectives from nouns, but the adjectives in turn often come to be used as nouns.

Ucrania (Ukraine) → ucraniano (Ukrainian (adj)) → ucraniano (Ukrainian (noun))