Definition 2024



Old Spanish


-iello (feminine -iella)

  1. (added to masculine nouns and adjectives) A diminutive suffix.

Usage notes

Some Old Spanish terms apparently suffixed with -iello may actually be direct descendants of Latin diminutives formed with -ellus, and will therefore not have a corresponding non-diminutive form:

Derived terms

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