-etto

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See also: etto and etto-

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin -ittum, accusative singular of -ittus.[1]

Suffix[edit]

-etto (female form -etta)

  1. Used to form the diminutive of nouns (and sometimes adjectives), often with an emotional connotation.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “-etto” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2