GT Suffixes

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GT Suffixes
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GT suffixes 5th grade
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  1. can be done
    -able, ible

    ex: capable, reliable, comfortable
  2. having characteristics of
    -al, -ial

    ex: personal
  3. past-tense verbs
    -ed*

    • hopped
    • dropped
  4. made of
    -en

    • wooden
    • The pole is wooden or made of wood.
  5. comparative
    -er

    • higher
    • taller
    • The boy is taller than the girl.
  6. one who
    -er, -or

    worker, actor, doctor

    • The doctor is one who takes care of patients.
    • The actor is one who acts.
  7. comparative
    -est

    • biggest
    • The hat is the biggest one of all the hats.
    • (comparative or compares) 
  8. full of
    -ful

    careful, beautiful

    The woman was beautiful or full of beauty.
  9. having characteristics of
    -ic

    linguistic
  10. verb form/present participle 
    -ing*

    running
  11. act, process
    -ion, -tion, -ation, -ition

    occation, attraction, addition

    • I have an attraction to my husband. 
    • Addition is a process of adding.
  12. state of 
    -ity, -ty

    infinity

    • Infinity is the state of being infinite. 
    • Infinite: immeasurable great
  13. adjective form of a noun
    -ive, -ative,-itive

    plaintive
  14. without
    -less

    fearless

    fearless means without fear.
  15. characteristic of 
    -ly*

    quickly

    • I ran quickly to the door.
    • Characteristic of being quick.
  16. action or process
    -ment

    enjoyment
  17. state of, condition of 
    -ness

    kindness

    Kindness is the state of being kind.
  18. possessing the qualities of 
    -ous, -eous, -ious 

    joyous, generous

    The boy was very generous. He possessed the qualities of being generous.
  19. more than one
    -s, -es*

    books, boxes
  20. characterized by 
    -y

    happy

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