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Suffix

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-cita

  1. cell (equivalent of the English: -cyte)

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Spanish

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Suffix

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-cita f (noun-forming suffix, plural -citas, masculine -cito, masculine plural -citos)

  1. Alternative form of -ita; feminine of -cito

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  • Added to feminine words and names to denote a diminutive form. It occurs especially with words ending in a consonant or a vowel other than -a, and does not delete the final vowel (contrast with -ita, which is added in place of a vowel that does get deleted).

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