See also: accio, acció, àccio, acciò, and Áccio

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The suffix -accio/-accia stems from Latin -aceum/-aceam[1], the accusative singular of -aceus/-acea.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-accio m (f -accia)

  1. Alterative suffix used to form pejoratives.
    maschio (male) + ‎-accio → ‎maschiaccio (wild boy)
    ragazzo (young man) + ‎-accio → ‎ragazzaccio (juvenile delinquent)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “-accio” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, →ISBN