-eza

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See also: eža and ežā

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese -eza, from Latin -itia(m).

Suffix[edit]

-eza f

  1. -ness; -ity (appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning “the state of ...”, “the quality of ...”, or “the measure of ...”)
    belo ‎(beautiful) + ‎-eza → ‎beleza ‎(beauty)
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Etymology 2[edit]

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-eza f

  1. Obsolete spelling of -esa

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -itia(m).

Suffix[edit]

-eza f ‎(plural -ezas)

  1. Attached to adjectives to form abstract nouns of that quality
    grande ‎(grand, great) → grandeza ‎(grandeur)

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