96 terms

Latin Suffixes + Greek Suffixes

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-al (-ial, -eal)
(-alis)
"pertaining to," "like," "belonging to," "having the character of"
AFS/NFS
-ile, -il
(-ilis)
"pertaining to," "like," "belonging to," "having the character of"
AFS/NFS
-ar
(-aris)
"pertaining to," "like," "belonging to," "having the character of"
AFS/NFS
-ine
(-inus)
"pertaining to," "like," "belonging to," "having the character of"
AFS/NFS
-ic, -tic
(-icus, -ticus)
"pertaining to," "like"
AFS/NFS
-ary
(-arius)
"pertaining to," "connected with," "having the character of"
AFS/NFS
-an, -ane
(-anus)
"pertaining to," "like," "belonging to," "having the character of"
AFS/NFS
-form
(-formis)
"like," "having the shape of"
AFS/NFS
-ate (-ite)
(-atus)
"having," "having the shape of," "characterized by having"
AFS/NFS
-(u)lent, -(o)lent
(-lentus)
"full of," "disposed to"
AFS
-ose
(-osus)
"full of"
AFS
-ous (-ious, -eous)
(-osus, -us)
"full of," "having the character of"
AFS
-aceous
(-aceus)
"belonging to," "resembling"
AFS
-ent (-ient), -ant (-iant)
(-ens, -ans)
"-ing"
AFS
"person who," "that which"
NFS
-ile
(-ilis)
"able to be," "able to," "tending to"
AFS
-able, -ible
(-abilis, -ibilis)
"able to be," "able to," "tending to"
AFS
-id
(-idus)
"tending to," "inclined to"
AFS
-uous
(-uus, -uosus)
"tending to," "inclined to"
AFS
-ulous
(-ulus)
"tending to," "inclined to"
AFS
-ive
(-ivus)
"tending to," "inclined to"
AFS
-ory
(-orius)
"tending to," "serving for"
AFS
-itious
(-icius)
"tending to," "characterized by"
AFS
-acious
(-ax)
"tending to," "inclined to"
AFS
-ule, -ole, -le
-ulus, -ula, -ulum
etc.
"little"
NFS/DFS
-el
-ellus, -ella, -ellum
"little"
NFS/DFS
-cule, -cle
-culum, etc.
"little"
NFS/DFS
-il
-illus, -illa, -illum
"little"
NFS/DFS
-uncle
-unculus
"little"
NFS/DFS
-ette, -et
"little"
NFS/DFS
-ory
-orium
"place for," "apparatus"
NFS
-ary
-arium
"place for," "apparatus"
NFS
-y
-ia
"quality of," "state of," "act of"
NFS
-itude
(-itudo)
"quality of," "state of"
NFS
-ity (-ety, -ty)
(-itas)
"quality of," "state of"
NFS
-ance, -ancy; -ence, -ency
(-antia, -entia)
"quality of being," "state of being"
NFS
-or
(-or)
"he who," "that which"
NFS
-ion
(-io)
"act of," "state of," "result of the act of"
NFS
-ure
(-ura)
"act of," "result of the act of"
NFS
-us
(-us)
"act of," "result of the act of"
NFS
-or
(-or)
"state of," "result of the act of"
NFS
-men, -min-
(-men)
-ment, -mentum
"result of," "means of," "act of"
NFS
-ble, -bul
-bula, -bulum
"result of the act of," "means of," "place for"
NFS
-cle, -cul-
-culum
"result of the act of," "means of"
NFS
-crum, -cr-
"result of the act of," "means of"
NFS
-trum, -tr-
"result of the act of," "means of"
NFS
-fy

-fic
"to make," "to cause"
VFS
"making," "causing"
AFS
-igate, -egate
"to make," "to drive"
VFS
-esce
"to begin," "to be somewhat"
VFS
-al
"pertaining to," "like," "belonging to," "having the character of"
AFS
-an (-ian)
"pertaining to," "like," "one connected with"
AFS/NFS
-ous (-ious)
"full of," "pertaining to," "like"
AFS
-ic, -tic (-ac after i)
"pertaining to," "like"
AFS/NFS
-ics, -tics
"art/science/study of"
AFS/NFS
-oid, -ode
"like," "having the shape of"
AFS/NFS
-e
NFS
-emia (-hemia)
"condition of the blood," "congestion of blood"
NFS
-logy
"science of," "systematic study of"
NFS
-lysis
"dissolution of or by" ("surgical division or separation")
NFS
-mania
"madness for or about"
NFS
-pathy
"disease of," "treatment of disease of or by"
NFS
-phobia
"abnormal fear of"
NFS
-therapy
"treatment of or by"
NFS
-tomy
"surgical operation on," "surgical cutting of"
NFS
-ectomy
"surgical removal of"
NFS
-uria
"condition of the urine"
NFS
-genous, -genic
"producing," "produced"
AFS
-hedron
"solid figure having a (specified) number of faces"
NFS
-iasis
"diseased condition" (often refers to an infestation of parasites)
NFS
-meter
-metry
"instrument for measuring," "measure"
"art or science of measuring"
NFS
-nomy
"science of," "system of laws governing"
NFS
-oecious
"having a house or dwelling"
AFS
-philous, -philic
"loving," "thriving in," "pollinated by the agency of"
AFS
-plasty
"formation," "plastic surgical operation"
NFS
-rrhea
"abnormal flow or discharge of"
NFS
-stomy
"the making of a surgical opening"
NFS
-ter
"means of," "place for"
NFS
-ist, -ast
"one who"
NFS
-te, -t
"one who," "that which"
NFS
-ician
"specialist in," "practitioner of"
NFS
-ia, -y
"state of," "condition of," "quality of"
NFS
-ism, -ismus
"condition of," ("belief in")
NFS
-sis, -sia, -sy, -se
-tic, -stic
"act of," "process of" ("result of the act of")
NFS
"pertaining to the act or process of"
AFS
-ma, -m, -me
(-mat-)
"result of the act of"
NFS
(when additional elements are added to the suffix)
-oma
usually "tumor arising in or composed of"
occasionally "swelling containing"
rarely "diseased condition," "result of"
NFS
-osis
"diseased condition of," "act of," "process of"
NFS
-itis
"inflammation of," "inflammatory disease of"
NFS
-in, -ine
"chemical substance"
NFS
-ium
"part," "lining or enveloping tissue," "region"
NFS
-us
"individual," "person"
NFS
-idae, -ida, -id
"descended from," "related to"
NFS
-ium, -ion
"little"
DFS, NFS
-idium, -idion
"little"
DFS, NFS
-arium, -arion
"little"
DFS, NFS
-isk, -iscus
"little"
DFS, NFS
-ize
"to make," "to treat," "to do something with"
VFS
-ate
"to make," "to treat," "to do something with"
VFS