-eg-

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian augmentative -яга (-jaga).

Suffix[edit]

-eg-

  1. denotes augmentative of degree, e.g. varma (warm), varmega (hot); ridi (laugh), ridegi (guffaw); pafilo (gun), pafilego (cannon)

Usage notes[edit]

Unlike most Esperanto suffixes, -eg- does not affect the part of speech of the root.

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