-ado

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Esperanto[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ado

  1. See -ad-

See also[edit]



Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese -ado, from Latin -ātus and -ātum.

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) + -adofalado ‎(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) + -adopescado ‎(which has been fished)
    pescar ‎(to fish) + -adopescado ‎(the yield from a fishing trip)
  3. forms adjectives, from nouns, meaning “which contains the suffixed noun”
    farpa ‎(barb) + -adofarpado ‎(barbed)
    pena ‎(feather) + -adopenado ‎(feathered)
  4. forms nouns, from the names of types of professionals, meaning the position of being that type of professional; -dom
    decurião ‎(decurion) + -adodecuriado ‎(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) + -adooperariado ‎(the class formed by workers)
  6. forms adjectives, from the names of colours, meaning “that is that colour,” which is equivalent to using the colour’s name as an adjective
    amarelo ‎(the colour yellow) + -adoamarelado ‎(yellow in colour)
    azul ‎(the colour blue) + -adoazulado ‎(blue in colour)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (position of a professional): -ato

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (forms past participles): -ido

Derived terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ātus.

Suffix[edit]

-ado

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

Related terms[edit]