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-on

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English

Etymology

From -on in electron, reinforced by Ancient Greek -ον ending neuter nouns and adjectives.

Suffix

-on

  1. (physics and Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Forming nouns denoting elementary particles (proton), quanta (photon), molecular units (codon), or substances (interferon).
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Forming names of things considered as basic or fundamental units, such as codon or recon.

Finnish

Suffix

-on

  1. Suffix variant for the illative singular, see -Vn.

French

Suffix

-on

  1. Forming diminutives of things, inculding some animals.
  2. (physics and Template loop detected: Template:context 1) -on

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