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Suffix - Glossary of Terms


Suffix

A suffix is added to the end of a word to change its meaning.  Both suffixes and prefixes are affixes. (Note: Prefixes are added to the front.)

Examples:

baking (suffix "ing"), learnt (suffix "t"), learned (suffix "ed")
 

Interactive example:
 
A warlock re-appeared at the gate holding a shepherd's crook. [show me the suffixes]
Associated pages:
 
Hyphens in prefixes
Glossary of grammatical terms
 
 

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