-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]