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EtymologyEdit

From Latin -icius, -itius. Compare Portuguese -iço; cf. also Romanian -eț.

SuffixEdit

-izo ‎(feminine -iza)

  1. Forms adjectives from other adjectives, nouns, and verbs usually denoting propensity or likeness.
    enfermo ‎(sick) → enfermizo ‎(sickly)
    rojo ‎(red) → rojizo ‎(reddish)
    cobre ‎(copper) → cobrizo ‎(copper (colored))
    olvidar ‎(to forget) → olvidadoolvidadizo ‎(forgetful)

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