-eno

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See also: eno, Eno, en'o, eno-, -eño, and èno

Chuukese[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eno

  1. completely

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French -ène.

Suffix[edit]

-eno m (noun-forming suffix, plural -enos)

  1. (chemistry) -ene (forms the names of alkenes)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin -ēnus.

Suffix[edit]

-eno (adjective-forming suffix, feminine -ena, masculine plural -enos, feminine plural -enas)
-eno m (noun-forming suffix, plural -enos, feminine -ena, feminine plural -enas)

  1. -ean (forms demonyms)

Etymology 3[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-eno

  1. Eye dialect spelling of -endo, representing Northeast Brazil Portuguese.

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ēnus, which forms adjectives of belonging or origin from a noun.

Suffix[edit]

-eno (feminine -ena, masculine plural -enos, feminine plural -enas) (adjective)
-eno m (plural -enos, feminine -ena, feminine plural -enas) (noun)

  1. (as an adjective) Coming from, related to, or like
  2. (as a noun) One from, belonging to, relating to, or like
  3. (organic chemistry) -ene (forms names of alkenes)

Usage notes[edit]

Used to form adjectives from nouns, but the adjectives in turn often come to be used as nouns.

Chile (Chile) + ‎-eno → ‎chileno (Chilean, adjective) → ‎chileno (Chilean, noun)

Further reading[edit]