-eg-

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian augmentative -яга ‎(-jaga).

Suffix[edit]

-eg-

  1. denotes augmentative of degree
    varma ‎(warm) → varmega ‎(hot)
    ridi ‎(laugh) → ridegi ‎(guffaw)
    pafilo ‎(gun) → pafilego ‎(cannon)

Usage notes[edit]

Unlike most Esperanto suffixes, -eg- does not affect the part of speech of the root.

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • ega ‎(great)
  • ege ‎(greatly)