-ito

EsperantoEdit

SuffixEdit

-ito

  1. See -it-

ItalianEdit

SuffixEdit

-ito

  1. Used with a stem to form the past participle of regular -ire verbs

PortugueseEdit

SuffixEdit

-ito m ‎(feminine -ita, plural -itos, feminine plural -itas)

  1. (geology) -ite (forms the names of rocks and minerals)
  2. -ie (forms diminutives)

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SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin *-ittus

SuffixEdit

-ito m ‎(feminine -ita, plural -itos, feminine plural -itas)

  1. Substituted for “o” at the end of masculine words and names to denote a diminutive form.
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Etymology 2Edit

SuffixEdit

-ito

  1. Forms names of minerals.
    Example: grafito

Etymology 3Edit

SuffixEdit

-ito

  1. (chemistry) Forms the name of an salt derived from an acid (similar to -ate in English).
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