-accio

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See also: accio, àccio, and acciò

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The suffix -accio/-accia stems from Latin -aceum/-aceam[1], the accusative singular of -aceus/-acea.

Suffix[edit]

-accio m (f -accia)

  1. Pejorative suffix used to form adjectives and nouns. Example: maschiaccio (wild boy), from maschio (male).

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “-accio” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2