See also: eto, ETO, EtO, ēto, e'tö, eto-, and etɔ̃

Interlingua

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Italian -eto, from Latin -ētum.

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Suffix

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-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 notes

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

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Italian

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Etymology

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From Latin -ētum. Cognate to French -aie.

Pronunciation

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

Suffix

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-eto m

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

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Anagrams

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Latin

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-ētō

  1. dative/ablative singular of -ētum

Portuguese

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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

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Suffix

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-eto m (noun-forming suffix, 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)
    nono (nine) + ‎-eto → ‎noneto (nonet)
  3. (inorganic chemistry) -ide (binary compound of a nonmetal)
    sulfeto de zincozinc sulfide