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EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ellus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛl.lo/, [ˈɛl̺ːo]
  • Hyphenation: -èl‧lo

SuffixEdit

-ello m (plural -elli, feminine -ella)

  1. Alterative suffix used to form melioratives/hypocoristics.
    violone (violone) + ‎-ello → ‎violoncello (cello, violoncello)

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