GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese -ĩo, from older -ino. Cognate with Asturian -ín.

SuffixEdit

-iño (feminine -iña, plural -iños)

  1. Suffix used to form diminutives of nouns and adjectives in Galician, sometimes with semantic shift from the original noun.
    sentido (sense) + ‎-iño → ‎sentidiño (common sense)
    rico (rich; tasty) + ‎-iño → ‎riquiño (cute, adorable)

Derived termsEdit


SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • -iña (after feminine nouns)

SuffixEdit

-iño m (plural -iños)

  1. (Galicia) A diminutive suffix for masculine nouns or adjectives.

Derived termsEdit

Category Spanish words suffixed with -iño not found