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

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SpanishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

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)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)

Derived termsEdit