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See also: ejo, ējo, ėjo, and éjò

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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German -ei.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ejo

  1. indicates a place designed for the purpose expressed by the root
    advokato (lawyer, barrister, attorney) + ‎-ejo → ‎advokatejo (law office)
    ermito (hermit) + ‎-ejo → ‎ermitejo (hermitage)
    frenezulo (lunatic, madman) + ‎-ejo → ‎frenezulejo (insane asylum, madhouse)
    labori (to work) + ‎-ejo → ‎laborejo (workplace)
    preĝi (to pray) + ‎-ejo → ‎preĝejo (house of worship, place of worship)

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DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

SuffixEdit

-ejo m (feminine -eja, plural -ejos, feminine plural -ejas)

  1. Forming nouns

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ejo m (feminine -eja, plural -ejos, feminine plural -ejas)

  1. Forming diminutives; applies a detestable or vile quality to the root
    animal (animal) + ‎-ejo → ‎animalejo (creepy-crawly; disgusting little creature; bicho)
    güera (blonde (in Mexico)) + ‎-ejo → ‎güereja (nasty blonde)

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