See also: eno


Alternative formsEdit


From Latin -ēnus, which forms adjectives of belonging or origin from a noun.


-eño m ‎(feminine -eña)

  1. (as an adjective) Coming from, related to, or like.
  2. (as a noun) One from, belonging to, relating to, or like.

Usage notesEdit

Used to form adjectives from nouns, but the adjectives in turn often come to be used as nouns.

"comes from": Brasil ‎(Brazil) → brasileño ‎(Brazilian (adj)) → brasileño ‎(Brazilian (noun))
"made from": barro ‎(clay) → barreño ‎(earthenware bowl)
"similar to": trigo ‎(wheat) → trigueño ‎(similar to wheat)
"related to": Navidad ‎(Christmas) → navideño ‎(related to Christmas)

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