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Portuguese word -inho comes from Old Portuguese -ỹo.

-inho etymology ?

-inho detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ỹo Old Portuguese (roa-opt)
-inho Portuguese (por) (Brazil, colloquial) forms the diminutive of gerunds, indicating a lack of intensity or seriousness. (informal) forms the diminutive of pronouns. (somewhat, _, informal) forms the diminutive of adjectives, roughly equivalent to English somewhat or kind of. Belittles the suffixed noun. Forms the diminutive of nouns. Indicates smallness. Indicates smallness, shortness, youth, fewness, etc.. [...]