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EtymologyEdit

From Latin -iānum, accusative singular of -iānus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈja.no/, [ˈjäːn̪o̞]
  • Hyphenation: -ià‧no

SuffixEdit

-iano

  1. (productive) Enlarged form of -ano, usually indicating a relationship of position, possession, or origin.

Usage notesEdit

Examples:
Verdiverdiano (Verdian”, “pertaining to Verdi)
Nietzschenietzschiano (Nietzschean”, “pertaining to Nietzsche)
Saharasahariano (Saharan”, “pertaining to the Sahara)
  • Terms formed with this suffix are invariably stressed on the antepenultimate.

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-iānō

  1. dative singular masculine of -iānus
  2. dative singular neuter of -iānus
  3. ablative singular masculine of -iānus
  4. ablative singular neuter of -iānus

PortugueseEdit

SuffixEdit

-iano m (feminine -iana, plural -ianos, feminine plural -ianas)

  1. Alternative form of -ano

SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ānus.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-iano m (feminine counterpart -iana)

  1. -ian (all instances)

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