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  • suffix Used in forming plurals of nouns in -ium and -ion.
  • suffix Used in forming names of countries, diseases, flowers, and rarely collections of things (such as militaria, deletia).

Etymologies

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From the endings of corresponding Latin and Ancient Greek plural nouns.

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From Latin -ia and Ancient Greek -ία, -εια (-ia), which form abstract nouns of feminine gender.

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