Latin Suffixes

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-an

  • adj.
  • pertaining to, located in

 

 

 

-ar

  • adj.
  • pertaining to, located in

 

 

 

-arium

  • n.
  • denotes a place for something

 

 

 

-ary

  • n.
  • denotes a place for something

 

 

 

-ary

  • adj.
  • pertaining to

 

 

 

-ate

  • adj.
  • having the form of, possessing

 

 

 

-ia

  • n.
  • state, condition

 

 

 

-ian

  • n.
  • indicates an expert in a certain field

 

 

 

-ic

  • adj.
  • pertaining to

 

 

 

-id

  • adj.
  • pertaining to

 

 

 

-ile

  • adj.
  • pertaining to, capable of

 

 

 

-ine

  • adj.
  • pertaining to, located in

 

 

 

-ive

  • adj.
  • pertaining to

 

 

 

-lent

  • adj.
  • full of

 

 

 

-ose

  • adj.
  • full of

 

 

 

-ous

  • adj.
  • full of

 

 

 

-ty

  • n.

 

 

 

-y

  • n.

 

 

 

-able

  • adj.
  • capable of (being), able to

 

 

 

-ation

  • n.
  • indicates action or process: the act of (being), the result of (being), something that is

 

 

 

-ce

  • n.
  • the act of (being), the state of (being)

 

 

 

-ible

  • adj.
  • capable of (being)

 

 

 

-id

  • adj.
  • in a state or condition of

 

 

 

-ile

  • adj.
  • capable of (being), like

 

 

 

-ion

  • n.
  • the act of

 

 

 

-ive

  • adj.
  • pertaining to

 

 

 

-ment

  • n.
  • agent or instrument

 

 

 

-or

  • n.
  • agent or instrument

 

 

 

-orium

  • n.
  • place for something

 

 

 

-ory

(1) adj. pertaining to

(2) n. place for something

 

 

 

-ure, -ura

  • n.
  • result of an action

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