See also: Cillo

Spanish

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From -illo.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (most of Spain) /ˈθiʝo/ [ˈθi.ʝo]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain) /ˈθiʎo/ [ˈθi.ʎo]
 
  • IPA(key): (most of Latin America) /ˈsiʝo/ [ˈsi.ʝo]
  • IPA(key): (Andes Mountains) /ˈsiʎo/ [ˈsi.ʎo]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈsiʃo/ [ˈsi.ʃo]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈsiʒo/ [ˈsi.ʒo]

 

  • Syllabification: -ci‧llo

Suffix

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-cillo m (noun-forming suffix, plural -cillos)

  1. Alternative form of -illo
    amorcillo

Usage notes

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  • Used especially after masculine nouns. Compare -cilla.

Derived terms

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Further reading

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