Javea Grapevine Issue 183 2016 Two - Page 23

In some parts of Spain ico/ica or Illo/illa are commonly used diminutivos, and there are other augmentative suffixes, too, such as azo/aza & ote/ota. And we mustn’t forget ísimo/ ísima. Ignacio es alto, pero su hermano Julio es altísimo.