-uyo

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto -ujo, from French étui, German Etui. Also considered a back-formation from etuyo (masculine).[1] Also paronym to etuyo.

Suffix[edit]

-uyo

  1. suffix used with a nominal root to denote a receptacle, ordinarily a case, box, chest or sheath
    violino (violin) + ‎-uyo → ‎violinuyo (violin case)

Usage notes[edit]

Distinguish -uyo from -iero: sigaruyo = a case for cigars; sigariero = a short tube for smoking a cigar.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “Sufixi. (ik-yun)”, in Kompleta gramatiko detaloza[1] (in Ido), accessed 2016-08-21