-et-

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French -ette.

Suffix[edit]

-et-

  1. denotes diminution of degree
    urbo (city) → urbeto (town)
    ridi (to laugh) → rideti (to smile)

Usage notes[edit]

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

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto -et-, from French -ette.

Suffix[edit]

-et-

  1. suffix forming a diminutive or indicating a smaller degree or qualitative change; also used as an affectionate diminutive

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