-uelo

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin -olus

SuffixEdit

-uelo m (feminine counterpart -uela)

  1. diminutive suffix for nouns
  2. emphasizes contempt for subject

Usage notesEdit

Little used in modern Spanish. Sometimes takes the form -zuelo or -ichuelo.

Last modified on 29 January 2014, at 23:57