-ejo

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German -ei.

Suffix[edit]

-ejo

  1. indicates a place designed for the purpose expressed by the root.

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Portuguese[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ejo m (feminine -eja, plural -ejos, feminine plural -ejas)

  1. Forming nouns

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Spanish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ejo m (feminine -eja, plural -ejos, feminine plural -ejas)

  1. Forming diminutives; applies a detestable or vile quality to the root
    animal (animal) → animalejo (creepy-crawly; disgusting little creature; bicho)
    güera (blonde) → güereja (nasty blonde)

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