-izo

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See also: izo, Izo, and izó

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -icius, -itius. Compare Portuguese -iço; cf. also Romanian -eț.

Suffix[edit]

-izo (feminine -iza)

  1. Forms adjectives from other adjectives, nouns, and verbs usually denoting propensity or likeness.
    enfermo(sick)enfermizo(sickly)
    rojo(red)rojizo(reddish)
    cobre(copper)cobrizo(copper (colored))
    olvidar(to forget)olvidadoolvidadizo(forgetful)

Derived terms[edit]