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Etymology

From Latin sub, below, under, and fixus, perfect passive participle of figere, to fasten

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
suffix

Plural
suffixes

suffix (suffixes)
  1. (linguistics) one or more letters or sounds added at the end of a word to modify the word's meaning, such as able, which changes sing into singable, for example

Coordinate terms

  • (types of affixes): affix, ambifix, circumfix, confix, infix, interfix, prefix, suprafix

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Verb

Infinitive
to suffix

Third person singular
suffix

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to suffix (third-person singular simple present suffix, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) to append (something) to the end of something else

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