-eg-

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian augmentative -яга ‎(-jaga).

Suffix[edit]

-eg-

  1. denotes augmentative of degree
    varma ‎(warm) + ‎-eg- → ‎varmega ‎(hot)
    ridi ‎(laugh) + ‎-eg- → ‎ridegi ‎(guffaw)
    pafilo ‎(gun) + ‎-eg- → ‎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)



Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto -eg-, from Russian.

Suffix[edit]

-eg-

  1. suffix denoting augmentation, intensity, a higher or extreme degree
    domo ‎(house) + ‎-eg- → ‎domego ‎(mansion)
    bela ‎(beautiful) + ‎-eg- → ‎belega ‎(gorgeous)
    blamar ‎(to blame) + ‎-eg- → ‎blamegar ‎(to vituperate)

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