Lesson 9 Suffixes

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Lesson 9 Suffixes
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2014-04-07 12:28:50
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Latin Suffixes
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  1. -able
    • capable of (being), able to
    • ex: ten-able, dur-able
  2. -ation
    • indicates an action or process; the act of (being), the result of (being), something that is
    • ex: gest-ation, form-ation
  3. -ce
    • the act of (being), the state of (being)
    • ex: patien-ce, innocen-ce
  4. -cy
    • the act of (being), the state of (being)
    • ex: constan-cy, hesitan-cy
  5. -ible
    • capable of (being)
    • ex: aud-ible, divis-ible
  6. -id
    • in a state or condition of 
    • ex: flu-id, tep-id
  7. -ile
    • capable of (being), like
    • ex: fac-ile, infant-lie
  8. -ion
    • the act of
    • ex: tens-ion, correct-ion
  9. -ive
    • pertaining to
    • ex: act-ive, nat-ive
  10. -ment
    • agent or instrument
    • ex: liga-ment, instru-ment
  11. -or
    • agent or instrument
    • ex: abduct-or, invent-or
  12. -orium
    • place for something
    • ex: audit-orium, script-orium
  13. -ory
    • (1)pertaining to
    • ex: exposit-ory, compuls-ory

    • (2) place for something
    • ex: dormit-ory, laborat-ory
  14. -ure, -ura
    • result of an action
    • ex: fiss-ure, fiss-ura, script-ure

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