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See also: udo, Udo, ǖdõ, and udo-

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -utum, the accusative of -utus.

SuffixEdit

-udo m (feminine -uda, plural -udos, feminine plural -udas)

  1. A suffix appended to nouns of parts of the body to derive adjectives relating to having a big example of such parts:
    dente + ‎-udo → ‎dentudo ((a male) with big teeth)
    perna + ‎-udo → ‎pernudo (with big legs)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -utum, the accusative of -utus. Cognate to Portuguese -udo, Italian -uto and French -u.

SuffixEdit

-udo m (feminine -uda, plural -udos, feminine plural -udas)

  1. A suffix appended to nouns to form adjectives (which can also be used as nouns), to indicate that someone or something has attributes such as existence or abundance, and sometimes indicates habits or attitudes, similar to English suffixes -y, -ous:
    (existence):melena + ‎-udo → ‎melenudo
    (abundance):pelo + ‎-udo → ‎peludo
    (resemblance):masa + ‎-udo → ‎masudo
    (habit):sombrero + ‎-udo → ‎sombrerudo
    (attitude):berrinche + ‎-udo → ‎berrinchudo
  2. (El Salvador, Honduras) A suffix appended to nouns of parts of the body to derive adjectives relating to having a big example of such parts:
    diente + ‎-udo → ‎dientudo ((a boy, a woman, etc.) with big teeth)
    pierna + ‎-udo → ‎piernudo (with big legs)

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