Latin & Greek Suffixes

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Latin & Greek Suffixes
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latin & greek suffixes
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  1. -s
    -es
    • plural
    • more than one
  2. -ing
    • action
    • process
  3. -ed
    past tense
  4. -er
    • person
    • connected with
    • comparative degree
  5. -est
    • superlative degree
    • the most of a group
  6. -ful
    full of
  7. -less
    without
  8. -ies
    • plural
    • more than one
  9. -ied
    past tense
  10. -ly
    characteristic of the root word

    Ex. badly (something that is bad)
  11. -y
    characterized by or like

    Ex. cloudy (many clouds)
  12. -er
    -or
    • one who
    • that which
  13. -al
    -ial
    • related to
    • characterized
  14. -ness
    • condition
    • state of
  15. -ment
    • act 
    • process
  16. -en
    • made of
    • to make
  17. -ion
    -tion
    -ation
    -ition
    • act of 
    • state of
    • result of
  18. -able
    -ible
    can be done
  19. -ive
    -ative
    -tive
    • inclined
    • tending toward
    • an action
  20. -logy
    -ology
    • science of
    • study of
  21. -ence
    -ance
    • act
    • condition of
  22. -an
    • one having a certain skill
    • relating to
  23. -ent
    -ant
    • an action
    • condition
    • causing a specific action
  24. -ity
    -ty
    • state of
    • quality of
  25. -ic
    • relating to
    • characterized
  26. -ize
    • to make
    • to cause to become
  27. -age
    • result of an action
    • collection
  28. -ous
    -eous
    -ious
    • full of
    • characterized by

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