-ísimo

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin -issimus, and partly based on the model of Italian -issimo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈisimo/, [ˈisimo̞]

Suffix[edit]

-ísimo m (feminine -ísima, plural -ísimos, feminine plural -ísimas)

  1. Added to adjectives to form the absolute superlative.
  2. Added to adverbs to form the superlative.
    lejos (far) + ‎-ísimo → ‎lejísimo (very far)
    tarde (late) + ‎-ísimo → ‎tardísimo (very late))

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