CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -o

SuffixEdit

(feminine -ona)

  1. Diminutive suffix.
    castell (castel) + ‎ → ‎Castelló (city in Valencia)
    mitja (stocking) + ‎ → ‎mitjó (sock)
    petit + ‎ → ‎petitó

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese -oo, from Latin -olus, and extension of -lus. Cognate with Spanish -uelo.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

(plural -ós, feminine counterpart -oa)

  1. (archaic) usually added to masculine nouns to form a diminutive or a related noun
    faceira (cheek) + ‎ → ‎faceiró (pillow)
    Synonyms: -elo, -iño, -olo

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HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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SuffixEdit

  1. (present-participle suffix) -ing. Added to a verb to form the present participle.
    olvas (to read)olvasó (reading)
    Hol van az olvasószemüvegem?Where are my reading glasses?
Usage notesEdit
  • Harmonic variants:
    is added to back-vowel verbs
    is added to front-vowel verbs

Etymology 2Edit

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SuffixEdit

  1. (diminutive suffix) Added to a shortened form of a noun to derive a diminutive noun.
    Katalin (Catherine)Kató (Cathy)
Usage notesEdit
  • Harmonic variants:
    is added to back-vowel verbs
    is added to front-vowel verbs

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


IcelandicEdit

SuffixEdit

 n

  1. (informal) a suffix used to create colloquial shortenings, usually consisting of the first syllable of the word + (these can be nouns, adjectives, and, more rarely, adverbs)

Derived termsEdit

nouns

adjectives

adverbs


SpanishEdit

SuffixEdit

  1. a suffix indicating the third-person singular indicative preterite of a verb in -ar