from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • suffix Variant of -logy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • suffix Alternative form of -logy, used for phonological reasons when the preceding morpheme ends in certain consonant sounds.
  • suffix added to an ordinary English word to create a name for a (possibly non-existent) field of study


-o- ("(interconsonantal)") + -logy. (Wiktionary)


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