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What is a suffix?



A suffix is an affix that is attached to the end of a root or stem.

Example (English)

The past tense suffix -ed attaches to the end of the stem walk to form the past tense verb walked.

  A suffix is a kind of
See also

Crystal 1980 340


Hartmann and Stork 1972 226


Mish 1991 1179

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