suffix letter

suffix letter
конечная буква

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  • Suffix — Suf fix, n. [L. suffixus, p. p. of suffigere to fasten on, to affix; sub under + figere to fix: cf. F. suffixe. See {Fix}.] 1. A letter, letters, syllable, or syllables added or appended to the end of a word or a root to modify the meaning; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suffix — [suf′iks; ] also, for v. [, sə fiks′] n. [ModL suffixum < neut. of L suffixus, pp. of suffigere, to fasten on beneath < sub ,SUB + figere, to FIX] 1. a letter, syllable, or group of syllables added at the end of a word or word base to… …   English World dictionary

  • Suffix — Suf*fix , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suffixed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suffixing}.] To add or annex to the end, as a letter or syllable to a word; to append. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Suffix (name) — A name suffix, in the Western naming tradition, follows a person’s full name and provides additional information about the person. Post nominal letters indicate that the individual holds a position, educational degree, accreditation, office or… …   Wikipedia

  • suffix — [[t]sʌ̱fɪks[/t]] suffixes 1) N COUNT A suffix is a letter or group of letters, for example ly or ness , which is added to the end of a word in order to form a different word, often of a different word class. For example, the suffix ly is added to …   English dictionary

  • suffix — UK [ˈsʌfɪks] / US noun [countable] Word forms suffix : singular suffix plural suffixes linguistics a letter or group of letters added to the end of a word to make a different word. For example, the suffix ness is added to great and happy to make… …   English dictionary

  • Letter — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Letter >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 letter letter Sgm: N 1 character character Sgm: N 1 hieroglyphic hieroglyphic &c.(writing) 590 Sgm: N 1 type type &c.(printing) 591 Sgm: N 1 capitals capitals …   English dictionary for students

  • suffix — suf|fix [ sʌfıks ] noun count a letter or group of letters added to the end of a word to make a different word. For example, the suffix ness is added to great and happy to make greatness and happiness …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • suffix — noun (C) a letter or letters added to the end of a word to form a new word: You can add the suffix ness to the word kind to form kindness . see also: affix 2, compare prefix 1 (1) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • suffix — [ˈsʌfɪks] noun [C] a letter or group of letters added to the end of a word to make a different word. For example, the suffix ‘ ness is added to ‘great and ‘happy to make ‘greatness and ‘happiness …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • suffix — suf|fix [ˈsʌfıks] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Modern Latin; Origin: suffixum, from Latin suffigere to fasten beneath , from sub ( SUB ) + figere to fasten ] a letter or letters added to the end of a word to form a new word, such as ness in kindness or… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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