-ellus

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ellus m (feminine -ella, neuter -ellum); first/second declension

  1. Alternative form of -lus.

Usage notesEdit

The suffix -ellus is added to a noun to form a diminutive of that noun.

Examples:
agrellus (little field), from ager (field)

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative -ellus -ella -ellum -ellī -ellae -ella
genitive -ellī -ellae -ellī -ellōrum -ellārum -ellōrum
dative -ellō -ellae -ellō -ellīs -ellīs -ellīs
accusative -ellum -ellam -ellum -ellōs -ellās -ella
ablative -ellō -ellā -ellō -ellīs -ellīs -ellīs
vocative -elle -ella -ellum -ellī -ellae -ella

DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: -elo
  • Romanian: -el
  • Spanish: -elo, -illo
  • Sicilian: -eddu
  • Walloon: -ea
Last modified on 3 March 2014, at 19:27