Suffix – suffixe


Let's Define It!

What's a *suffix*?

suffix (un suffixe in French) is a linguistic particle that you add to the end of a word to create a new grammatical function or meaning.

For example, in finition (finishing stage), the suffix is tion, the root is finir is finish.


Let's Pronounce It!

What does it sound like in French?


Let's Have an Example or Two!

Can a little reinforcement do the trick?

Here are some French words, (noun, adjective, verb) with a prefix.

  1. abolition
  2. fonctionnement [functioning]
  3. croyable [believable]


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