-etta

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See also: etta, Etta, että, and etta-

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-etta

  1. female equivalent of -etto

Usage notes[edit]

  • As well as indicating females, -etta is also used with inanimate nouns ending in -a, such as boteca (shop, store)botechetta (small shop).
  • This suffix is not to be confused with -ita (inhabitant, adherent).

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-etta

  1. feminine of -etto
    molla (spring) + ‎-etta → ‎molletta (clothes peg)
    maglia (shirt) + ‎-etta → ‎maglietta (T-shirt)
    attrice (actress) + ‎-etta → ‎attricetta (starlet)

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