-ela

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FaliscanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Latin -ella.

SuffixEdit

-el̄a

  1. feminine of *-el̄o

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ēla f ‎(genitive -ēlae); first declension

  1. Forms abstract nouns from verbs, often specifically deponent verbs.

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative -ēla -ēlae
genitive -ēlae -ēlārum
dative -ēlae -ēlīs
accusative -ēlam -ēlās
ablative -ēlā -ēlīs
vocative -ēla -ēlae

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ReferencesEdit

Word formation in the Roman sermo plebeius


PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ella, feminine of -ellus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.la/, /ˈɛ.lɐ/

SuffixEdit

-ela f ‎(plural -elas)

  1. forms diminutives
    rua ‎(road; street) → ruela ‎(bystreet; alley)
    cana ‎(cane) → canela ‎(shin)
    via ‎(way; path) → viela ‎(bystreet; alley)
    cáravo ‎(a type of mediaeval watercraft) → caravela ‎(caravel)
  2. forms nouns indicating a superficial or minor action
    escovada ‎(a brushing) → escovadela ‎(a superficial brushing)
    pincelada ‎(brushstroke) → pinceladela ‎(a superficial or short brushstroke)
    riscada ‎(razor strike) → riscadela ‎(a short razor strike)

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