Translation of suffix in Spanish:


sufijo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsəfɪks//ˈsʌfɪks/


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    sufijo masculine
    • But the Eskimoan language group uses an extraordinary system of multiple, recursively addable derivational suffixes for word formation called postbases.
    • As a sentence, it cannot be made plural by adding the nominative plural suffix for second declension nouns.
    • Together look up the derivation, the connotation, any prefixes and suffixes for the word, the root, the spelling rules that apply and the various meanings.
    • The word was formed by adding the diminutive suffix to the Spanish word for war, guerra.
    • It is part of the spelling of the regular genitive plural suffix, as in a phrase like ‘several butchers' aprons’.
    • Make three columns on a piece of construction paper and label them as prefixes, suffixes, and root words.
    • In Urdu, words have suffixes for future tense but none for the past.
    • As noted in section 15.1.1, verbs terminating in -fer, -tend, and -ceive take different suffixes when abstract nouns are formed from the verbs.
    • Vocabulary lessons for the year include Greek and Latin prefixes, suffixes, and root words.
    • For these words the suffix is being used in the same way it was when it was first introduced in medieval times as a word-forming agent in legal English.
    • In the sweaty grip of deadlines, when careful thought is impossible, it is comforting to be able to take a word, slap a suffix on it and make something that looks even a little original.
    • Most people only know a very few of the more common words formed using the suffix -phobia.
    • Verb/noun pairs like ignite/ignition seem to be extremely rare, so people tend to give the verb the -ate suffix.
    • Boberg says the use of common suffixes with different words is an ongoing process in the evolution of the English language.
    • Words combine with words, or prefixes and suffixes combine with roots, in ways that over time drift away from perfect sense.
    • Terms like megastore or hypertext are also called compounds, because they are combinations of free-standing words with prefixes or suffixes.
    • Now, there are plenty of languages that are awfully low on prefixes and suffixes, although typically languages have at least something along these lines according to some linguists' analysis.
    • We usually have in mind a system where a stem is combined with various affixes, which might be prefixes, suffixes, or infixes.
    • The basic structure of Euskara uses agglutination, or the practice of adding prefixes or suffixes to words to create different meanings.
    • When students chunk, they look for prefixes, suffixes, or smaller words they already recognize that are inside longer words.