-iello

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ellum, accusative of -ellus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-iello (feminine -iella)

  1. (added to masculine nouns and adjectives) A diminutive suffix.

Usage notes[edit]

Some Old Spanish terms apparently suffixed with -iello may actually be direct descendants of Latin diminutives formed with -ellus, and will therefore not have a corresponding non-diminutive form:

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