Portuguese word -inho comes from Old Portuguese -ỹo.
-inho detailed word origin explanation
|-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.. [...] |