Latin Suffixes

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-aceous
pertaining to, having the character of
ex: herbaceous
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-acious
pertaining to, having the character of
ex: tenacious
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-al
pertaining to, having the character of
ex: mental
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-an(e)
pertaining to, having the character of
ex: mundane
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-ar
pertaining to, having the character of
ex: solar
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-ary
pertaining to, having the character of
ex: military
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-id
pertaining to, having the character of
ex: lucid
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-il(e)
pertaining to, having the character of
ex: juvenile
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-ine
pertaining to, having the character of
ex: saline
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-iv(e)
pertaining to, having the character of
ex: expensive
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-ory
pertaining to, having the character of
ex: sensory
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-ose
pertaining to, having the character of
ex: varicose
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-ous
pertaining to, having the character of
ex: intravenous
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-ulous
tending to
ex: credulous
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-ensis
where found
ex: canadensis
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-form
shaped like, looking like
ex: cruciform
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-ate
shaped like, looking like
ex: lunate
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-able
able to be (done) (passive)
ex: portable
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-(ible)
able to be (done) (passive)
ex: legible
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-ile
able to be (done) (passive)
ex: fragile
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS
-and(um)
ought to be (done) (passive)
ex: memorandum
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS (Participles)
-end(um)
ought to be (done) (passive)
ex: reverend
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS (Participles)
-escent
becoming
ex: senescent
ADJECTIVE ENDINGS (Participles)
-fic
making
ex: terrific
COMPOUND ENDINGS
-colous
dwelling in
ex: hericolous
COMPOUND ENDINGS
-ferous
carrying, having
ex: coniferous
COMPOUND ENDINGS
-gerous
bearing, growing
ex: lanigerous
COMPOUND ENDINGS
-parous
giving birth to
ex: oviparous
COMPOUND ENDINGS
-vorous
feeding on
ex: carnivorous
COMPOUND ENDINGS

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