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-able
Adjective-forming suffix

capable of (being), able to
-ation
Noun-forming suffix

indicates an action or process; the act of (being), the result of (being), something that is
-ce
Noun-forming suffix

the act of (being), the state of (being)
-cy
Noun-forming suffix

the act of (being), the state of (being)
-ible
Adjective-forming suffix

capable of (being)
-id
Adjective-forming suffix

in a state or condition of
-ile
Adjective-forming suffix

capable of (being), like
-ion
Noun-forming suffix

the act of
-ive
Adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to
-ment
Noun-forming suffix

agent or instrument
-or
Noun-forming suffix

agent or instrument
-orium
Noun-forming suffix

place for something
-ory
(1) Adjective-forming suffix

pertaining to

(2) Noun-forming suffix

place for something
-ure
-ura
Noun-forming suffix

result of an action
-e
English suffix that can form verbs from Latin infinitives
anter-
Combining form

front, in front
brachi-
Combining form

(upper) arm
-cid-
-cis-
Combining form

cut, kill
-cip-
-cept-
Combining form

take
cresc-
-cret-
Combining form

(begin to) grow
digit-
Combining form

finger, toe
duc-
duct-
Combining form

lead, bring, conduct
fac-
-fic-
-fect
Combining form

make
faci-
-fici-
facies
Combining form

face, appearance, surface
febr-
febris
Combining form

fever
fer-
lat-
Combining form

carry, bear
flect-
flex-
Combining form

bend
fung-
Combining form

[mushroom] fungus
fus-
Combining form

pour
genit-
Combining form

bring forth, give birth
ger-
gest-
Combining form

carry, bear
immun(i)-
Combining form

[exempt] safe, protected
inferior-
Combining form

below
lab-
laps-
Combining form

slide, slip
lat-
Combining form

carry, bear
later-
Combining form

side
or-
os
Combining form

mouth, opening
oss-
Combining form

bone
pedicul-
Combining form

louse
poster-
-posterior
Combining form

behind, in back
sect-
Combining form

cut
somn-
Combining form

sleep
stabil-
stabl-
Combining form

stable, fixed
superior-
Combining form

above
tum(e)-
Combining form

be swollen
-sc-
Inceptive ending

denotes the beginning of an action
-fy-
Combining form

make
-ant
(1) Adjective-forming participle ending

translated with -ing added to the meaning of a verb

(2) Noun-forming participle ending

a person who or thing that does something
-ent
(1) Adjective-forming participle ending

translated with -ing added to the meaning of a verb

(2) Noun-forming participle ending

a person who or thing that does someting
-ient
(1) Adjective-forming participle ending

translated with -ing added to the meaning of a verb

(2) Noun-forming participle ending

a person who or thing that does someting
-ancy
Noun-forming participle ending

the act of (being), the state of (being)
-ence
Noun-forming participle ending

the act of (being), the state of (being)
-ience
Noun-forming participle ending

the act of (being), the state of (being)