Definitions

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  • suffix Denotes singular grammatical number.
  • suffix chemistry Forms the ends of the names of certain elements (such as molybdenum and platinum).
  • suffix Denotes transitive verbs in the trade pidgins used between English-speakers and indigenous populations; used derogatorily by extension in English by addition to any verb, transitive or not.

Etymologies

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From the homographic case endings of the nominative, accusative, and vocative forms of numerous neuter Latin second declension nouns.

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