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See also: ete, été, and -eté

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-ete

  1. Used with a stem to form the second-person plural present and imperative of regular -ere verbs

Old FrenchEdit

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-ete

  1. -ette, diminutive suffix

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PortugueseEdit

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-ete

  1. -ette forms the diminutive of nouns
    Synonyms: -inho

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EtymologyEdit

From French -et and -eta from French -ette. Doublet of -ita.

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-ete (feminine counterpart -eta)

  1. Added to nouns and adjectives that often adds a diminutive sense to the base.
    Synonyms: -cete, -ceta
    jugar + ‎-ete → ‎juguete
    puño + ‎-ete → ‎puñete

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