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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -o

Suffix[edit]

(feminine -ona)

  1. Diminutive suffix.
    castell (castel) + ‎ → ‎Castelló (city in Valencia)
    mitja (stocking) + ‎ → ‎mitjó (sock)
    petit + ‎ → ‎petitó

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese -oo, from Latin -olus, and extension of -lus. Cognate with Spanish -uelo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(plural -ós, feminine counterpart -oa)

  1. (archaic) usually added to masculine nouns to form a diminutive or a related noun
    faceira (cheek) + ‎ → ‎faceiró (pillow)
    Synonyms: -elo, -iño, -olo

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

  1. (present-participle suffix) -ing. Added to a verb to form the present participle.
    olvas (to read)olvasó (reading)
    Hol van az olvasószemüvegem?Where are my reading glasses?
Usage notes[edit]
  • Harmonic variants:
    is added to back-vowel verbs
    is added to front-vowel verbs

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Suffix[edit]

  1. (diminutive suffix) Added to a shortened form of a noun to derive a diminutive noun.
    Katalin (Catherine)Kató (Cathy)
Usage notes[edit]
  • Harmonic variants:
    is added to back-vowel verbs
    is added to front-vowel verbs
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Icelandic[edit]

Suffix[edit]

 n

  1. (informal) a suffix used to create colloquial shortenings, usually consisting of the first syllable of the word + (these can be nouns, adjectives, and, more rarely, adverbs)

Derived terms[edit]

nouns

adjectives

adverbs

interjections


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *-āut, from Latin -āvit.

Suffix[edit]

  1. a suffix indicating the third-person singular indicative preterite of a verb in -ar