-ando

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See also: ando, Ando, andó, andò, Andō, -andó, and Ấn Độ

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -andus. Compare Spanish and Portuguese -ando, Romanian -ând, French -ant.

Suffix[edit]

-ando

  1. Used with a stem to form the gerund of regular -are verbs
  2. Used with a stem to derive nouns and adjectives with an idea of necessity, obligation, or imminence
    laureare (to graduate) + ‎-ando → ‎laureando (about to graduate (adjective); university student about to graduate (noun))
    radice (root (mathematics)) + ‎-ando → ‎radicando (expression under a root sign, literally that which is to be radicated)

Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]

  • -ando in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-andō

  1. dative masculine singular of -andus
  2. dative neuter singular of -andus
  3. ablative masculine singular of -andus
  4. ablative neuter singular of -andus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -andum, forming the masculine singular future passive participle.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ando

  1. forms the gerund of 1st conjugation verbs

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -andus. Compare Italian and Portuguese -ando, Romanian -ând, French -ant.

Suffix[edit]

-ando

  1. Suffix indicating the gerund of regular -ar verbs; i.e., the suffix -ing in English.

See also[edit]