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Etymology

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From French aime.[1] Doublet of ami.

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Suffix

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-ema

  1. shows an inclination toward, a penchant for
    babili (to chatter) + ‎-ema → ‎babilema (talkative)

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References

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  1. ^ André Cherpillod, Konciza Etimologia Vortaro, 2007

Etymology

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Borrowed from Esperanto -ema..

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Suffix

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-ema

  1. indicates an inclination or tendency toward; usually added to verbal roots
    parolar (talk) + ‎-ema → ‎parolema (talkative)
    rezistar (resist) + ‎-ema → ‎rezistema (resistant)

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Italian

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Etymology

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Back-formation from fonema.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.ma/
  • Rhymes: -ɛma
  • Hyphenation: -è‧ma

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-ema m (noun-forming suffix, plural -emi)

  1. (linguistics) -eme

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Further reading

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  • -ema in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Spanish

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Suffix

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-ema m (noun-forming suffix, plural -emas)

  1. -em
  2. (linguistics) -eme

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