See also: eno, Eno, -eno, en'o, eno-, and èno

SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-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) + ‎-eño → ‎brasileño (Brazilian, adjective)brasileño (Brazilian, noun)
(made from):barro (clay) + ‎-eño → ‎barreño (earthenware bowl)
(similar to):trigo (wheat) + ‎-eño → ‎trigueño (similar to wheat)
(related to):Navidad (Christmas) + ‎-eño → ‎navideño (related to Christmas)

Derived termsEdit