-cito

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See also: cito, citó, citò, and cito-

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃi.to/
  • Rhymes: -ito
  • Hyphenation: -cì‧to

Suffix[edit]

-cito

  1. Alternative form of -cita (-cyte)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

-cito (feminine -cita)

  1. Alternative form of -ito
    pan (bread) + ‎-cito → ‎panecito (bun, roll)
    pobre (poor) + ‎-cito → ‎pobrecito (poor thing)
    papa (dad) + ‎-cito → ‎papacito (daddy)
Usage notes[edit]
  • Added to masculine words and names to denote a diminutive form. It occurs especially with words ending in a consonant or a vowel other than -o, and does not delete the final vowel (contrast with -ito, which is added in place of a vowel that does get deleted).
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek κύτος (kútos, vessel, container).

Suffix[edit]

-cito

  1. (biology) -cyte (used to form cell names)
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