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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin .

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -o

Suffix[edit]

 m (noun-forming suffix, plural -ons)

  1. forms diminutives of nouns
    castell (castel) + ‎ → ‎Castelló (city in Valencia)
    mitja (stocking) + ‎ → ‎mitjó (sock)

Suffix[edit]

(adjective-forming suffix, feminine -ona, masculine plural -ons, feminine plural -ones)

  1. forms diminutives of adjectives
    petit + ‎ → ‎petitó

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

 m (noun-forming suffix, plural -ós)

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

Derived terms[edit]

From

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Related terms[edit]

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

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]
  • (present-participle suffix) 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]
  • (diminutive suffix) Variants:
    is added to back-vowel verbs
    is added to front-vowel verbs
Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely influenced by ending of loanwords such as e.g. limbó, lottó, lúdó, póló (all names of games), as well as shortened words such as bíó (from Danish bio, a clipping of biograf), which already had -ó- (-o-) in them before being shortened. Perhaps derived from English -o. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[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. Compare Galician and Portuguese -ou.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈo/ [ˈo]
  • Rhymes: -o
  • Syllabification:

Suffix[edit]

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