adjective suffix

s LINGÜÍSTICA sufix adjectivador

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  • Suffix — This article is about the linguistic term. For other uses, see Suffix (disambiguation). In linguistics, a suffix (also sometimes called a postfix or ending) is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word. Common examples are case endings,… …   Wikipedia

  • suffix — /ˈsʌfɪks / (say sufiks) noun 1. Grammar an affix which follows the element to which it is added, as ly in kindly. 2. something suffixed. –verb (t) 3. Grammar to add as a suffix. 4. to affix at the end of something: to suffix a syllable to a word …   Australian English dictionary

  • suffix — I. noun Etymology: New Latin suffixum, from Latin, neuter of suffixus, past participle of suffigere to fasten underneath, from sub + figere to fasten more at fix Date: 1778 an affix occurring at the end of a word, base, or phrase compare prefix • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adjective — adjectively, adv. /aj ik tiv/, n. 1. Gram. any member of a class of words that in many languages are distinguished in form, as partly in English by having comparative and superlative endings, or by functioning as modifiers of nouns, as good, wise …   Universalium

  • Possessive suffix — In linguistics, a possessive suffix is a suffix attached to a noun to indicate its possessor, much in the manner of possessive adjectives. Possessive suffixes do not exist in all languages; they do exist in some Uralic, Semitic, and Indo European …   Wikipedia

  • Possessive adjective — Examples Do you like my new dress? Please wash your hands. Her train leaves in an hour. English grammar series English grammar Contraction …   Wikipedia

  • -oid — suffix forming adjectives and nouns, denoting form or resemblance (asteroid; rhomboid; thyroid). Derivatives: oidal suffix forming adjectives. oidally suffix forming adverbs. Etymology: mod.L oides f. Gk oeides f. eidos form * * * I. ˌȯid noun… …   Useful english dictionary

  • -otic — suffix forming adjectives and nouns corresponding to nouns in osis, meaning affected with or producing or resembling a condition in osis or a person affected with this (narcotic; neurotic; osmotic). Derivatives: otically suffix forming adverbs.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • -ative — suffix forming adjectives denoting a characteristic or propensity (authoritative; imitative; pejorative; qualitative; talkative). Etymology: from or after F atif ative or f. L ativus f. past part. stem at of verbs in are + ivus (see IVE): cf.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • -aceous — suffix forming adjectives, esp. from nouns in acea, aceae (herbaceous; rosaceous). Etymology: L aceus: see ACEA * * * |āshəs adjective suffix Etymology: Latin aceus : characterized by arenaceous argillaceous …   Useful english dictionary

  • -ent — suffix. 1 forming adjectives denoting attribution of an action (consequent) or state (existent). 2 forming nouns denoting an agent (coefficient; president). Etymology: from or after F ent or L ent pres. part. stem of verbs (cf. ANT) * * * I. ənt …   Useful english dictionary

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