-eggiante

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from -eggi(are) (verbalizing suffix) +‎ -ante (present participle suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): -/edˈd͡ʒan.te/, -[edˈd͡ʒan̪.t̪e]
  • Hyphenation: -eg‧giàn‧te

Suffix[edit]

-eggiante

  1. Used to form adjectives expressing characteristics tending toward the root adjective; -ish, -like, -esque
    arabo (Arab, Arabian) → arabeggiante (Arabian-like)

Derived terms[edit]