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

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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.

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