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Dictionary of Prefixes and Suffixes (eBook)

Dictionary of Prefixes and Suffixes (eBook)

Useful English Affixes

by Manik Joshi (write a review)
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Genre: Education & Language, Job & Career
Language: English
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Number of Pages: 65
Format: PDF
Dimensions: 8.5 inch x 11 inch
[Paper Size: A4]

Affixes, Prefixes and Suffixes

AFFIX
A letter or group of letters added to the beginning or end of a word to get a new word with a changed meaning.
Examples –
im- in impossible; inter- in international
-able in agreeable; -er in learner

English Affixes could be divided into two groups:
Prefixes and Suffixes

PREFIX
A letter or group of letters added to the beginning of a word to get a new word with a changed meaning.
Examples –
im- in impossible; inter- in international; un- in unaffected

SUFFIX
A letter or group of letters added to the end of a word to get a new word with a changed meaning.
Examples –
-able in agreeable; -er in learner; -ness in quickness

Sample This:

ENGLISH PREFIXES – A

a-
Used to form: adjectives, adverbs and nouns
General meaning: not, without
Examples:
acellular / amoral / apolitical / atheism / atheist / atypical

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ad-
Used to form: nouns and verbs
General meaning: addition, tendency
Examples:
adjoin / adjudge / admixture

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ambi-
Used to form: adjectives, adverbs and nouns
General meaning: both of two
Examples:
ambidexterity / ambidextrous / ambivalence / ambivalent

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ante-
Used to form: adjectives, nouns and verbs
General meaning: prior to; in front of
Examples:
antedate / antenatal / anterior / ante-room

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anti-
Used to form: adjectives and nouns
General meaning: against; the opposite of; preventing
Examples:
anti-aircraft / anti-bacterial / antibiotic / antibody / anti-choice / anticlerical / anticlimax / anticlockwise / anticoagulant / anti-competitive / anti-copying / anti-corruption / anticyclone / antidepressant / anti-drug / anti-encroachment / anti-extremism / antifreeze / anti-globalization / anti-graft / antigravity / anti-hate / anti-hero / anti-inflammatory / anti-liquor / anti-lock / anti-malarial / anti-national / antioxidant / antiparticle / anti-people / anti-personnel / antiperspirant / anti-poaching / antipyretic / antiretroviral / anti-rowdy / anti-sabotage / antiseptic / antisocial / anti-stalking / antitank / anti-terror / anti-terrorism / anti-theft / antitrust / antiviral / antivirus

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ENGLISH SUFFIXES – A

-able
Used to form: adjectives, adverbs and nouns
General meaning: that can, should or must be done; having the characteristic of
Examples:
adaptable / agreeable / amenable / amicable / appreciable / approachable / assessable / avertable / avoidable / believable / breakable / calculable / changeable / chargeable / comfortable / companionable / computable / conceivable / controllable / curable / decipherable / declarable / desirable / detectable / detestable / doable / enjoyable / escapable / excitable / explainable / explicable / exploitable / fashionable / foreseeable / graspable / honorable / imaginable / imperturbable / indubitable / inevitable / justifiable / manageable / moveable / noticeable / observable / payable / pleasurable / portable / preventable / punishable / quantifiable / questionable / ratable / reachable / readable / reasonable / reckonable / recognizable / reliable / reputable / respectable / serviceable / sociable / stoppable / taxable / traceable / transferable / translatable / transportable / understandable / usable / utilizable / variable / washable / wearable / workable

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-ability
Used to form: nouns
General meaning: a level of skill, intelligence, etc.
Example:
capability / curability / excitability / inescapability / inevitability / playability / preventability / serviceability / unavoidability / usability / workability

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-ably
Used to form: adverbs
General meaning: skillful and well; in a particular manner
Examples:
affably / capably / charitably / comfortably / demonstrably / indisputably / inevitably / irritably / notably / noticeably / presumably / probably / reasonably / remarkably

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-acy
Used to form: nouns
General meaning: the position, quality, state or status of
Examples:
accuracy / adequacy / delicacy / democracy / intimacy / primacy / privacy / supremacy

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About the author(s)

Manik Joshi was born on Jan 26, 1979 at Ranikhet and is permanent resident of Haldwani, Kumaon zone of India. He is an Internet Marketer by profession. He is interested in domaining (business of buying and selling domain names), web designing (creating websites), and various online jobs (including 'self book publishing'). He is science graduate with ZBC (zoology, botany, and chemistry) subjects. He is also an MBA (with specialization in marketing). He has done three diploma courses in computer too. ManikJoshi.com is the personal website of the author.

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