Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

Thematic index of Culture & society

-aholicA person excessively fond of something.
-aireA person characterized by or linked to the idea in the stem.
arch-Chief; principal; pre-eminent of its kind.
-archyGovernment; rule of a particular type; a chief or ruler.
-astA person connected with a pursuit or activity.
-athonAn event long in duration, usually for fund-raising purposes.
-atiGroups of people.
-cadeA procession or show.
cine-The cinema; film.
-coreA musical genre.
-cracyGovernment, rule, or influence.
-delicOf attitudes or activities relating to a given type of experience.
demo-The people.
docu-A documentary programme.
-ene2An inhabitant.
ethno-A nation, people, or culture.
-festA festival, gathering, or activity.
-flationEconomic inflation, especially in a particular field.
-gateA scandal, especially a political one.
grand-The second degree of parentage or descent.
hom(o)-2Man; human being.
-hoodA group of people; a condition or quality.
-ierA person engaged in an occupation or activity.
-in2A gathering of people having a common purpose, typically as a form of protest.
-istaA supporter of a person or organization.
klepto-Thieving.
-machyFighting.
-manshipSkill in a subject or activity.
matr(i)-A mother.
-meisterA person regarded as skilled or prominent in a specified activity.
metro-3A capital city or other large urban area.
-mongerA dealer or trader.
-napAbduct in order to extract a ransom.
-nautA literal or figurative voyager.
nomo-Law.
-oramaA display or spectacle.
patr(i)-Father.
-phileLover of or enthusiast for; having an affinity with a given thing.
phyl(o)-Race; group.
-ploitationCommercial exploitation in film and other media.
-polisA city.
politico-Politically; political and …
porno-Pornography.
-sanJapanese honorific.
step-A relationship resulting from a remarriage.
-tardA derogatory term for a stupid or annoying person.
-teriaA self-service establishment.
-tideA festival of the Christian Church; a specified time or season.
-topiaA place with specified characteristics.
uber-Superior.
vice-Deputy; assistant.
-villeA fictitious place indicating some quality.

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