Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search




  1. Used to denote substandard degree, lack of quality, or inferiority.
    ĉevalo ‎(horse) + ‎-aĉ- → ‎ĉevalaĉo ‎(nag)
    domo ‎(house) + ‎-aĉ- → ‎domaĉo ‎(shack)
    skribi ‎(to write) + ‎-aĉ- → ‎skribaĉi ‎(to scrawl)

Usage notes[edit]

Unlike most Esperanto suffixes, -aĉ- does not have an inherent part of speech, but rather inherits the part of speech of the stem to which it is suffixed.

Derived terms[edit]