-ina

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-ina is a Latin diminutive suffix, meaning 'belonging to'. It is used to create diminutive forms of names.

It is also used

  • to Latinise names
  • to create female forms of male names
  • to create diminutive forms of non-Latin names


For variant forms see:

It can be a misinterpreted other ending as well, e.g. variant forms of Euphrosyne and Jasmin.

The male form of the suffix is -inus.

See also -inia, -na