See also: eto, ETO, EtO, ēto, eto-, and etɔ̃

InterlinguaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian -eto, from Latin -ētum.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-eto

  1. forms nouns from nouns, denoting a grove of trees; grove
    pino (pine) + ‎-eto → ‎pineto (pine grove)
    orangiero (orange tree) + ‎-eto → ‎orangiereto (orange grove)

Usage notesEdit

  • This is not to be confused with homophonous -etto, a diminutive suffix.

Related termsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Category Interlingua words suffixed with -eto not found

ReferencesEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ētum. Cognate to French -aie.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈe.to/
  • Rhymes: -eto
  • Hyphenation: -é‧to

SuffixEdit

-eto m

  1. wood, forest
  2. orchard, grove, plantation
  3. bed, field, yard

Derived termsEdit

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AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

SuffixEdit

-ētō

  1. dative/ablative singular of -ētum

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian -etto, from Late Latin -ittus. Doublet of -ito, -ete, and -eta.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-eto (plural -etos)

  1. diminutive suffix most commonly found in words loaned from Italian; -ette; -let; -et
    Synonyms: -inho, -ito, -im
    livro (book) + ‎-eto → ‎livreto (booklet)
  2. consisting of N elements; the stem is usually an ordinal adapted from Italian, a Latinate prefix or, less commonly, a cardinal; -et
    quarto (fourth) + ‎-eto → ‎quarteto (quartet)
    oito (eight) + ‎-eto → ‎oiteto (octet)
  3. (chemistry) -ide (clarification of this definition is needed)