AlbanianEdit

InterfixEdit

-z-

  1. a consonant that sometimes appears as a ligature between the elements of a compound word
    dorëzoj = dorë + -z- + -oj

Derived termsEdit


PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterfixEdit

-z-

  1. used when an entire word, rather than the word’s stem, is connected to a suffix that begins with a vowel
    jacaré + ‎-z- + ‎-inho → ‎jacarezinho
    coração + ‎-z- + ‎-inho → ‎coraçãozinho
    dendê + ‎-z- + ‎-eiro → ‎dendezeiro

Usage notesEdit

Situations where the whole word, rather than the stem, is suffixed include: