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Portuguese word -ado comes from Old Portuguese -ado.

-ado etymology ?

-ado detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ado Old Portuguese (roa-opt)
-ado Portuguese (por) Forms adjectives, from nouns, meaning “which contains the suffixed noun”. Forms adjectives, from the names of colours, meaning “that is that colour,” which is equivalent to using the colour’s name as an adjective. Forms adjectives, from verbs, meaning “that has suffered the action,” and nouns meaning “something or someone who has suffered the action”. Forms nouns, from the names of types of [...]