-iano

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -iānum, accusative singular of -iānus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjano/, [ˈjaː.n̪o]
  • Hyphenation: -ià‧no

Suffix[edit]

-iano

  1. (productive) Enlarged form of -ano, usually indicating a relationship of position, possession, or origin.

Usage notes[edit]

Examples:
Verdiverdiano ‎(Verdian”, “pertaining to Verdi)
Nietzschenietzschiano ‎(Nietzschean”, “pertaining to Nietzsche)
Saharasahariano ‎(Saharan”, “pertaining to the Sahara)
  • Terms formed with this suffix are invariably stressed on the antepenultimate.

Derived terms[edit]



Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-iānō

  1. dative singular masculine of -iānus
  2. dative singular neuter of -iānus
  3. ablative singular masculine of -iānus
  4. ablative singular neuter of -iānus

Portuguese[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-iano m ‎(feminine -iana, plural -ianos, feminine plural -ianas)

  1. Alternative form of -ano

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ānus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-iano m ‎(feminine counterpart -iana)

  1. -ian (all instances)

Related terms[edit]