-ismo

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See also: ismo and Ismo

Esperanto[edit]

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-ismo

  1. -ism

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ismus.

Suffix[edit]

-ismo m

  1. -ism

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Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English -ism, French -isme, Italian -ismo, Portuguese -ismo/Spanish -ismo, Russian -изм (-izm), all ultimately from Latin -ismus, from Ancient Greek -ισμός (-ismós).

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-ismo

  1. forms nouns from nouns, denoting a state or practice of being; -ism
    despota (despot) + ‎-ismo → ‎despotismo (despotism)
    gigante (giant) + ‎-ismo → ‎gigantismo (gigantism)
    magnete (magnet) + ‎-ismo → ‎magnetismo (magnetism)
  2. (medicine) forms nouns from nouns, denoting a condition or syndrome; -ism
    plumbo (iron) + ‎-ismo → ‎plumbismo (plumbism, lead poisoning)
    caffeina (caffeine) + ‎-ismo → ‎caffeinismo (caffeinism)
    alcohol (alcohol) + ‎-ismo → ‎alcoholismo (alcoholism)
  3. forms nouns from nouns, denoting a doctrine or practice of concerned with the root; -ism
    Calvin (Calvin) + ‎-ismo → ‎calvinismo (Calvinism)
    social (social) + ‎-ismo → ‎socialismo (socialism)
  4. forms nouns from nouns, denoting a characteristic or language; -ism
    hellen (Hellene) + ‎-ismo → ‎hellenisme (Hellenism)
    gallic (Gallic) + ‎-ismo → ‎gallicisme (gallicism)

Usage notes[edit]

  • This suffix is often parallel to human nouns in -ista, adjectives in -ista and verbs in -isar.

Derived terms[edit]

Category Interlingua terms suffixed with -ismo not found

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ismus.

Suffix[edit]

-ismo

  1. -ism (all senses)
    attendere (to wait) + ‎-ismo → ‎attendismo (wait-and-see doctrine)
    Trump + ‎-ismo → ‎trumpismo (Trumpism)
    alcol (alcohol) + ‎-ismo → ‎alcolismo (alcoholism)
    arcaico (archaic) + ‎-ismo → ‎arcaismo (archaism)
    organo (organ) + ‎-ismo → ‎organismo (organism)
    scacchi (chess) + ‎-ismo → ‎scacchismo (chess play)

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Latin[edit]

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-ismō m

  1. dative/ablative singular of -ismus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin -ismus.

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Suffix[edit]

-ismo m (noun-forming suffix, plural -ismos)

  1. -ism

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin -ismus, from Ancient Greek -ισμός (-ismós), often already present in words taken (either via Latin, or directly) from Ancient Greek.

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Suffix[edit]

-ismo m (plural -ismos)

  1. -ism

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish -ismo.

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Suffix[edit]

-ismo

  1. -ism

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