Aromanian edit

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Etymology edit

From Latin -ōnea, -ōnia, feminine of -ōneus. Compare Romanian -oaie, also Albanian -onjë.

Suffix edit

-oanji f (plural -oanji or -oanje)

  1. used to form a feminine noun equivalent, such as that of a profession, or the wife of a male with a certain profession (e.g. ‎piscar (fisher(man)) + ‎-oanji → ‎piscãroanji (woman that fishes or fisherman's wife))
  2. used to form the feminine of some animals, often with an augmentative effect (e.g. ‎ursã (bear) + ‎-oanji → ‎ursoanji ((large) she-bear))

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