Galician

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Etymology

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From Latin -ūtus.

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-udo (adjective-forming suffix, feminine -uda, masculine plural -udos, feminine plural -udas)

  1. A suffix appended to nouns to derive adjectives meaning “having large / having a lot”; -y
    cabeza (head) + ‎-udo → ‎cabezudo (with big head; stubborn)
    guedella (lock of hair) + ‎-udo → ‎guedelludo (long haired; shaggy)
    sorte (luck) + ‎-udo → ‎sortudo (lucky)

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Michoacán Nahuatl

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Spanish -udo.

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-udo

  1. A suffix appended to nouns to form adjectives.

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Portuguese

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Etymology

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From Latin -ūtus.

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-udo (adjective-forming suffix, feminine -uda, masculine 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)
    cabelo + ‎-udo → ‎cabeludo (hairy, long-haired)
    orelha + ‎-udo → ‎orelhudo (with big ears)
  2. A suffix appended to abstract nouns to derive adjectives meaning “having the quality of”; -y
    classe + ‎-udo → ‎classudo (classy)
    sorte + ‎-udo → ‎sortudo (lucky)

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Spanish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Latin -ūtus.

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-udo (adjective-forming suffix, feminine -uda, masculine 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 (mane) + ‎-udo → ‎melenudo (long-haired)
    (abundance):pelo (hair) + ‎-udo → ‎peludo (hairy)
    (resemblance):masa (mass) + ‎-udo → ‎masudo (tubby)
    (habit):sombrero + ‎-udo → ‎sombrerudo (wearing a hat)
    (attitude):berrinche (tantrum) + ‎-udo → ‎berrinchudo (prone to throw tantrums)
  2. (Mexico, 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 (tooth) + ‎-udo → ‎dientudo (with big teeth)
    pierna (leg) + ‎-udo → ‎piernudo (with big legs)
    pata (animal leg, human foot) + ‎-udo → ‎patudo (with big feet)

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