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 Grammatical affixes

-a1Forming singular words of various types.
-a2The plural of certain nouns of Latin or Greek origin.
-acForming adjectives and nouns.
-aceousForming adjectives.
-aeForming plurals.
-ageForming nouns.
-al1Forming adjectives and some nouns.
-ane2Forming adjectives.
-antForming adjectives and nouns.
-ar1Forming adjectives.
-ar2Forming nouns.
-ardForming nouns.
-arianForming adjectives and corresponding nouns.
-ary1Forming nouns.
-ary2Forming adjectives.
-ate1Forming nouns.
-ate2Forming adjectives.
-ate3Forming verbs.
-aticForming adjectives, and some nouns.
be-Forming verbs and adjectives.
-culeForming nouns.
de-Forming verbs and their derivatives.
-domForming abstract or collective nouns.
-eanForming adjectives and some nouns.
-eeForming nouns from verbs.
-eerForming nouns and verbs.
-ellumForming nouns.
-en1Forming verbs from nouns and adjectives.
en-1Forming verbs.
-en2Forming adjectives from nouns.
-en3Forming past participles of strong verbs.
-en4Forming noun plurals.
-endForming nouns.
-er1Forming nouns.
-er2Forming the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs.
-er4Forming verbs.
-eryForming nouns.
-esceForming verbs, often denoting the initiation of an action.
-eseForming adjectives and nouns.
-est1Forming the superlatives of some adjectives and adverbs.
-est2Forming the second person singular of verbs.
-etForming nouns, originally diminutives.
-eth2Forming the third person singular of the present tense of verbs.
-eticForming adjectives and some nouns.
-factionNouns of action or associated state.
-ficForming adjectives of action.
-ficationNouns of action.
for-Forming verbs and adjectives.
-i-A connecting vowel.
-i1Forming plurals.
-i2Adjectives and nouns relating to countries.
-iaForming nouns.
-ianForming adjectives and nouns.
-icForming adjectives and some nouns.
-iceForming nouns.
-id1Forming adjectives.
-id2Forming nouns.
-ileForming adjectives and some nouns.
-imA plural ending of words from Hebrew.
-ine1Forming adjectives.
-ine3Forming nouns.
-ing1Forming nouns derived from verbs.
-ing2Forming the present participle of verbs, and adjectives from nouns.
-ing3Forming nouns.
-ionForming nouns denoting verbal action.
-iorForming adjectives of comparison.
-ise2Forming nouns.
-ish1Forming adjectives.
-ish2Forming verbs.
-ismForming nouns.
-isonForming nouns.
-istForming personal nouns and some related adjectives.
-ite1Forming nouns.
-ite2Forming adjectives, nouns, and verbs.
-iticForming adjectives and nouns.
-itionForming nouns.
-itiousForming adjectives.
-itiveForming adjectives.
-izeForming verbs.
-le1Forming nouns.
-le3Forming verbs.
-lyForming adjectives and adverbs.
-mentForming nouns.
-monyForming nouns.
-mostSuperlative adjectives and adverbs.
-o-A linking vowel.
-ockForming nouns.
-ole2Forming nouns.
-oonForming nouns and derived verbs.
-or2Forming nouns denoting an abstract state or condition.
-osityForming nouns.
-oticForming adjectives and nouns.
-ourForming nouns.
-ousForming adjectives.
-relForming nouns.
-s'Plural possessive nouns.
-s1Noun plurals.
-'s1Possessive forms of nouns.
-s2Third person singular of the present tense of verbs.
-'s2Various contractions.
-shipForming abstract nouns.
-some1Forming adjectives.
-syForming nouns and adjectives.
-th2Forming nouns.
-tropyForming nouns that correspond to adjectives in -tropic.
-tudeForming abstract nouns.
-ty1Forming nouns.
-ulaForming diminutive nouns.
-uleForming nouns.
-uncleForming nouns, chiefly diminutives.
-ure1Forming nouns.
-ure2Forming nouns.
-utionForming nouns.
-xForming the plural of many nouns ending in -u taken from French.
y-An archaic form marking the past participle.

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