Last modified on 5 April 2014, at 19:51

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ending and apparent suffix of cardinal numbers.

SuffixEdit

-mo

  1. (paper, printing) Used to form page and book sizes.

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FinnishEdit

SuffixEdit

-mo (front vowel harmony variant -mö)

  1. Forms nouns from verbs, indicating a place where the action is performed; -ery.
    korjata (to repair) → korjaamo (repair shop)
    leipoa (to bake) → leipomo (bakery)
  2. Forms flower names.
    kärsä (snout) → kärsämö (yarrow)
    tähti (star) → tähtimö (starwort)

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