Latin & greek Prefix & Suffix Guide

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Latin Prefix (LP): a-, ab-, abs-
Greek Prefix (GP): apo-
Meaning: away from
LP: Ad-, af- al-, as-
GP: Pros-
to, towards, against
LP: ambi-, ambo-
GP: amphi-, ampho-
on both sides, around
LP: ante-
GP: pro-
before, in fornt of
LP: Circ(um)-, circ(a)-
GP: Peri-
around, on all sides
LP: *con-, com-, co-, cor-
GP: syn-, sym-
with, together, every
LP: contra-, contro-
GP: anti-
opposite, against
LP: De-
GP: cata-, cath-
down from, throughly
Derivative: Depress
LP: Dis-, di-, dif-
apart
LP: ex-. e-, ef-
GP: ec-, ex-
out of
LP: extra-, extro-
outside, outward
LP: in-, im-, ir-, il-
GP: en- em-
in, into
LP: in-, im-, ir-, il-
GP: a-, an-
Not
LP: inter-, intel-
between
LP: Intra-, intro-
within
LP: nec-, neg-
not
LP: *ob-, oc-, of-, op-
agianst, completely
LP: per-, pel-
GP: dia-
through, completely, very
LP; post-
GP: meta- meth-
behind, after, beyond
LP: Prae-, pre-, pro
GP: pro-
in front of, before
LP: re-
GP: ana-
back, again
LP: retro-
back, backwards
LP: *sub-, suf-, sus-
GP: hypo-
under
LP: super-, supra-
GP: hyper-
over
LP: trans-, tra(n)-
GP: dia-
across
GP: epi-, eph-
on, upon
GP: para-
beside, beyond
Latin Suffix (LS) Noun forming (N) Abstract function (AB): -acy, -acity, -y
fallacy, perspicacity, custody
Suf- N AB: al
removal
Suf- N- AB: -ance, -ence, ancy, -ency
allegiance, cadence, hesitancy, currency
Variety, sanity, novelty
-ety, ity-, ty: Abstract Noun forming suffix
malice, police, justice
-ice: Abstract Noun forming suffix
union, impression, nation
-ion: Abstract Noun forming suffix
gratitude, magnitude
-itude: Abstract Noun forming suffix
temperament, detriment, regiment
-ment: Abstract Noun forming suffix
patrimony, ceremony
-mony: Abstract Noun forming suffix
labor, escalator, color
-or: Abstract Noun forming suffix
thesis, crisis
-sis: Abstract Noun forming suffix
censure, closure, legislature
-ure: Abstract Noun forming suffix
strategy, mania
-y, -ia: Abstract Noun forming suffix
maniac
-ac: Agent function noun forming suffix
captain, veteran
-ain, -an: Agent function noun forming suffix
litigant, respondent
-ant, -ent: Agent function noun forming suffix
scholar
-ar: Agent function noun forming suffix
librarian, politician
-ian: Agent function noun forming suffix
episcopate, curate
-ate: Agent function noun forming suffix
sphist, communist
-ist: Agent function noun forming suffix
doctor, actor, legislator
-or: Agent function noun forming suffix
muscle, molecule, particle
-cle, -cule, -icle: Dimminutive fucntion – noun forming suffix
novel, scruple
-el, -le: Dimminutive fucntion – noun forming suffix
pencil, pupil
-il: Dimminutive fucntion – noun forming suffix
module, gladiola, granola, aureole
-ule, -ola,-ole: Dimminutive fucntion – noun forming suffix
planetarium, auditorium
-arium, -orium: Locatative function (place for), noun forming suffix.
aviary, dormitory
-ary, -ory: Locatative function (place for), noun forming suffix.
memoranda, legend
-and, -end: Gerund – noun forming suffix
physics, economics
-ics: study of – noun forming suffix
nepotism, socialism
-ism: belief in – noun forming suffix
diptharia, myalgia
-ia, -y: condition of – Medical suffix
antitoxin, chlorine, epinephrine
-ine, in: chemical substance -Medical suffix
arthritis, appendicitis
-itis: inflamation of -Medical suffix
hematoma, melanoma
-oma: tumor of, swelling- Medical suffix
psychosis, tuberclosis
-osis: diseased condition, act of: Medical suffix
-a, -ae, -i, -um, -us
lantin suffix
-a, -on,-os
greek suffix
cardiac, tenacious
-iac, -acious: Adjective forming suffix
certain, urban, urbane, alpine
-ain, -an, ane, -ine: Adjective forming suffix
valiant, nascent
-ant, -ent: Adjective forming suffix
stellar, social, temporary
-ar, -al, -ary: Adjective forming suffix
humanitarian, russian
-arian, -ian: Adjective forming suffix
corporate, favorite
-ate, -ite: Adjective forming suffix
graphic, civic
-ic: Adjective forming suffix
candid, florid
-id: Adjective forming suffix
terific
-ific: Adjective forming suffix
civil, docile
-il, -ile: Adjective forming suffix
cursive, attractive
-ive: Adjective forming suffix
transitory, inflamatory
-ory: Adjective forming suffix
ridiculous, credulous
ulous: Adjective forming suffix
insufferable, voluble, visible
-able, -ble, ible: capable of being: adj suffix.
pestilent, violent, turbulent
-ilent, olent, ulent: full of: adj suffix
cautious, verbose, copious
-ious, -ose, -ous: full of: adj suffix
andriod, hominoid
-oid: having form of – adj suffix
incorporate, implicate
-at(e): general verb – verb forming suffix
liquefy, pacify
-efy, -ify: to make: verb forming suffix
coalesce, incandescent
esc(e): to begin to: verb forming suffix
prioritize, agonize
-ize: to make: verb forming suffix

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