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Thematic index: Grammatical affixes

-a1

Forming singular words of various types.

-a2

The plural of certain nouns of Latin or Greek origin.

-ac

Forming adjectives and nouns.

-aceous

Forming adjectives.

-ae

Forming plurals.

-age

Forming nouns.

-al1

Forming adjectives and some nouns.

-ane2

Forming adjectives.

-ant

Forming adjectives and nouns.

-ar1

Forming adjectives.

-ar2

Forming nouns.

-ard

Forming nouns.

-arian

Forming adjectives and corresponding nouns.

-ary1

Forming nouns.

-ary2

Forming adjectives.

-ate1

Forming nouns.

-ate2

Forming adjectives.

-ate3

Forming verbs.

-atic

Forming adjectives, and some nouns.

be-

Forming verbs and adjectives.

-cule

Forming nouns.

de-

Forming verbs and their derivatives.

-dom

Forming abstract or collective nouns.

-ean

Forming adjectives and some nouns.

-ee

Forming nouns from verbs.

-eer

Forming nouns and verbs.

-ellum

Forming nouns.

-en1

Forming verbs from nouns and adjectives.

en-1

Forming verbs.

-en2

Forming adjectives from nouns.

-en3

Forming past participles of strong verbs.

-en4

Forming noun plurals.

-end

Forming nouns.

-er1

Forming nouns.

-er2

Forming the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs.

-er4

Forming verbs.

-ery

Forming nouns.

-esce

Forming verbs, often denoting the initiation of an action.

-ese

Forming adjectives and nouns.

-est1

Forming the superlatives of some adjectives and adverbs.

-est2

Forming the second person singular of verbs.

-et

Forming nouns, originally diminutives.

-eth2

Forming the third person singular of the present tense of verbs.

-etic

Forming adjectives and some nouns.

-faction

Nouns of action or associated state.

-fic

Forming adjectives of action.

-fication

Nouns of action.

for-

Forming verbs and adjectives.

-i-

A connecting vowel.

-i1

Forming plurals.

-i2

Adjectives and nouns relating to countries.

-ia

Forming nouns.

-ian

Forming adjectives and nouns.

-ic

Forming adjectives and some nouns.

-ice

Forming nouns.

-id1

Forming adjectives.

-id2

Forming nouns.

-ile

Forming adjectives and some nouns.

-im

A plural ending of words from Hebrew.

-ine1

Forming adjectives.

-ine3

Forming nouns.

-ing1

Forming nouns derived from verbs.

-ing2

Forming the present participle of verbs, and adjectives from nouns.

-ing3

Forming nouns.

-ion

Forming nouns denoting verbal action.

-ior

Forming adjectives of comparison.

-ise2

Forming nouns.

-ish1

Forming adjectives.

-ish2

Forming verbs.

-ism

Forming nouns.

-ison

Forming nouns.

-ist

Forming personal nouns and some related adjectives.

-ite1

Forming nouns.

-ite2

Forming adjectives, nouns, and verbs.

-itic

Forming adjectives and nouns.

-ition

Forming nouns.

-itious

Forming adjectives.

-itive

Forming adjectives.

-ize

Forming verbs.

-le1

Forming nouns.

-le3

Forming verbs.

-ly

Forming adjectives and adverbs.

-ment

Forming nouns.

-mony

Forming nouns.

-most

Superlative adjectives and adverbs.

-o-

A linking vowel.

-ock

Forming nouns.

-ole2

Forming nouns.

-oon

Forming nouns and derived verbs.

-or2

Forming nouns denoting an abstract state or condition.

-osity

Forming nouns.

-otic

Forming adjectives and nouns.

-our

Forming nouns.

-ous

Forming adjectives.

-rel

Forming nouns.

-s1

Noun plurals.

-s2

Third person singular of the present tense of verbs.

-'s1

Possessive forms of nouns.

-'s2

Various contractions.

-s'

Plural possessive nouns.

-ship

Forming abstract nouns.

-some1

Forming adjectives.

-sy

Forming nouns and adjectives.

-th2

Forming nouns.

-tropy

Forming nouns that correspond to adjectives in -tropic.

-tude

Forming abstract nouns.

-ty1

Forming nouns.

-ula

Forming diminutive nouns.

-ule

Forming nouns.

-uncle

Forming nouns, chiefly diminutives.

-ure1

Forming nouns.

-ure2

Forming nouns.

-ution

Forming nouns.

-x

Forming the plural of many nouns ending in -u taken from French.

y-

An archaic form marking the past participle.

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