Thesaurus / suffixes
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


By far the largest number of gender words are those marked by suffixes.

An English GrammarW. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell

Among the common suffixes in English are the suffixes or and er.

Plain EnglishMarian Wharton

Prefixes and suffixes may not be used except when they form part of a simple word.

What they left behind them was only six words, most of which became merely the prefixes or the suffixes of the names of places.

Names with suffixes "Mc" or "Mac" written as "M'" throughout text; this convention is retained.

The other two parts which help to make up words are called prefixes and suffixes.

Like the inflexional syllables, the suffixes of derivatives may be treated in a twofold manner.

The sign of the plural is interposed between the article and the suffixes.

Basque LegendsWentworth Webster

An ingenious system of prefixes and suffixes enables all shades of meaning to be expressed.

Great emphasis is laid on prefixes and suffixes, the origin of words, and pronunciation.


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