suffix

[ noun suhf-iks; verb suhf-iks, suh-fiks ]
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUFFIX

In Latin the suffix -etum was used to designate a grove or plantation.

Garin or Warin, because the original vowel and the suffix are both different.

Landscape, earlier landskip, has the suffix which in English would be -ship.

This suffix is seldom used except with names of countries and states.

Males usually add the title Sing as a suffix to their names.

Make the proper adverbs from these adjectives by the addition of the suffix ly.

Most words ending in y preceded by a vowel retain the y before a suffix.

To the shorter and commoner words in the language add the suffix er.

In Essex the h is often dropped, and the suffix becomes 'am.'

Ron is Gaelic for a seal; a is a Norse suffix meaning an island.