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-able
adjective forming suffix
capable of (being), able to
-ation
noun forming suffix
indicating an action of 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 of 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

*the suffixes -arium and -ary, with the same meaning as -orium and-ory, are usually found with nouns: sanitarium, library.
(1) -ory
adjective forming suffix
(1) pertaining to
(2) -ory
noun forming suffix
(2) place for something
anter-
combining form
front, in front
brachi-
combining form
(upper) arm
-cid-, -cis-
combining forms
cut, kill
-cip-, -cept-
combining forms
take
cresc-, -cret-
combining forms
(begin to) grow
digit-
combining form
finger, toe
Duc-, Duct-
combining forms
lead, bring, conduct
fac-, -fic-, -fect
combining forms
make
faci-, -fici-, facies
combining forms
face, appearance, surface
febr-, febris
combining forms
fever
fer-, lat-
combining forms
carry, bear
flect-, flex-
combining forms
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 forms
slide, slip
later-
combining form
side
or-, os
combining forms
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 forms
stable, fixed
superior-
combining form
above
tum(e)-
combining form
be swollen
-fy-
combining form
make
GENIT-
*many words containing genit-, often with the adjectival suffix -al, refer to the organs of the reproductive system