-oso

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See also: oso, Oso, óso, osó, osò, and 'oso

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese -oso, from Latin -ōsus, from Old Latin -ōsos, from *-ōnt-to-s, from Proto-Italic *-owonssos, from *-o-wont-to-s. The last form is a combination of two Proto-Indo-European suffixes: Proto-Indo-European *-went-, *-wont- and Proto-Indo-European *-to-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-oso m (feminine -osa, plural -osos, feminine plural -osas)

  1. -ous, -ful, -y
    cobiza (greed) + ‎-oso → ‎cobizoso (covetous; greedy)
    verme (worm, maggot) + ‎-oso → ‎vermioso (wormy, maggoty)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ōsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: -ó‧so
  • IPA(key): /ˈo.zo/, (traditional) /ˈo.so/

Suffix[edit]

-oso

  1. -ous, -ful, -y
    Synonym: -uoso

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Latin[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ōsō

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese -oso, from Latin -ōsus, from Old Latin -ōsos from *ōnt-to-s from *-o-wont-to-s. The last form is a combination of two Proto-Indo-European suffixes: Proto-Indo-European *-went-, *-wont- and *-to-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-oso m (feminine -osa, plural -osos, feminine plural -osas)

  1. -ous, -y

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish -oso, from Latin -ōsus.

Suffix[edit]

-oso (feminine -osa, masculine plural -osos, feminine plural -osas)

  1. -ous, -ful, -y
    carne (flesh) + ‎-oso → ‎carnoso (fleshy)
    dolor (pain) + ‎-oso → ‎doloroso (painful)
    gloria (glory) + ‎-oso → ‎glorioso (glorious)

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