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EtymologyEdit

From mal- (opposite) +‎ tro (too) +‎ -ig- (-ify) +‎ -o.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maltroˈiɡo/
  • Hyphenation: mal‧tro‧i‧go
  • Rhymes: -iɡo

NounEdit

maltroigo (accusative singular maltroigon, plural maltroigoj, accusative plural maltroigojn)

  1. (rhetoric) understatement, meiosis
    Antonyms: hiperbolo, troigo