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suffix

EN[ˈsʌfɪks] [səˈfɪks] [-ɪks]
US
WSuffix
  • In linguistics, a suffix (also sometimes called a postfix or ending or (especially in older literature) affix) is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word.
  • Suffixes can carry grammatical information (inflectional suffixes) or lexical information (derivational suffixes). An inflectional suffix is sometimes called a desinence.
  • Some examples in European languages:
  • Girls, where the suffix -s marks the plural.
  • He makes, where suffix -s marks the third person singular present tense.
  • It closed, where the suffix -ed marks the past tense.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
        • Transitive verbs
      Related Links:
      1. fr suffixé
      2. fr suffixe
      3. fr suffixa
      4. fr suffixât
      5. en suffixal
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of suffix for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "suffix" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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