-ado

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See also: ado, ADO, Ado, and adó

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Suffix[edit]

-ado

  1. See -ad-

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese -ado, from Latin -ātus and -ātum, from Proto-Italic *-ātos. Doublet of -ato.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ado m (feminine -ada, plural -ados, feminine plural -adas)

  1. forms the masculine singular past participle of verbs whose infinitives end in -ar
    falar (to speak) + ‎-ado → ‎falado (spoken)
  2. forms adjectives, from verbs, meaning “that has suffered the action,” and nouns meaning “something or someone who has suffered the action”
    pescar (to fish) + ‎-ado → ‎pescado (which has been fished)
    pescar (to fish) + ‎-ado → ‎pescado (the yield from a fishing trip)
  3. forms adjectives, from nouns, meaning “which contains the suffixed noun”
    farpa (barb) + ‎-ado → ‎farpado (barbed)
    pena (feather) + ‎-ado → ‎penado (feathered)
  4. forms nouns, from the names of types of professionals, meaning the position of being that type of professional; -dom
    decurião (decurion) + ‎-ado → ‎decuriado (the position of a decurion)
  5. forms nouns, from the names of types of professionals, meaning the class formed by those professionals; -ate
    operário (worker) + ‎-ado → ‎operariado (the class formed by workers)
  6. forms adjectives, from the names of colours, meaning -ish
    amarelo (yellow, the colour yellow) + ‎-ado → ‎amarelado (yellowish)
    azul (blue, the colour blue) + ‎-ado → ‎azulado (bluish)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (position of a professional): -ato

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (forms past participles): -ido

Derived terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ātus, from Proto-Italic *-ātos. Doublet of -ato.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ado

  1. Suffix indicating the past participle of regular -ar verbs.

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