-ísimo

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin -issimus, and partly based on the model of Italian -issimo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈisimo/, [ˈi.si.mo]

SuffixEdit

-ísimo (feminine -ísima, masculine plural -ísimos, feminine plural -ísimas) (adjective)
-ísimo (adverb)

  1. Added to adjectives to form the absolute superlative.
    mismo (same) + ‎-ísimo → ‎mismísimo (very same)
  2. Added to adverbs to form the superlative.
    lejos (far) + ‎-ísimo → ‎lejísimo (very far)
    tarde (late) + ‎-ísimo → ‎tardísimo (very late)

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