- See -ad-
From Old Galician-Portuguese -ado, from Latin -ātus and -ātum, from Proto-Italic *-ātos. Doublet of -ato.
- Rhymes: -adu
-ado (adjective-forming suffix, feminine -ada, masculine plural -ados, feminine plural -adas)
- forms the masculine singular past participle of verbs whose infinitives end in -ar
- forms adjectives, from verbs, meaning “that has suffered the action,” and nouns meaning “something or someone who has suffered the action”
- forms adjectives, from nouns, meaning “which contains the suffixed noun”
- forms adjectives, from the names of colours, meaning -ish
-ado m (noun-forming suffix, plural -ados)
- forms nouns, from the names of types of professionals, meaning the position of being that type of professional; -dom
- forms nouns, from the names of types of professionals, meaning the class formed by those professionals; -ate
- operário (“worker”) + -ado → operariado (“the class formed by workers”)
- (forms past participles): -ido
Inherited from Latin -ātus, from Proto-Italic *-ātos. Doublet of -ato.
-ado (feminine -ada, masculine plural -ados, feminine plural -adas)
- Suffix indicating the masculine singular past participle of regular -ar verbs.
- “-ado”, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014
- used to form adjectives and/or adverbs