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-ette

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English

Etymology

From the French -ette, (the diminutive form of the suffix -et)

Suffix

-ette

  1. Used to form nouns meaning a smaller form of something.
    cigarette, kitchenette
  2. Used to form nouns meaning the female equivalent of.
    majorette, bachelorette
  3. Used to form nouns meaning an imitation or substitute of something.
    leatherette

Italian

Suffix

-ette

  1. Used with a stem to form the third-person singular past historic of regular -ere verbs

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