Suffix facts for kids

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A suffix is a few letters put at the end of a word to change its meaning. It is a type of affix.

Verb examples:

  • -ed
  • -er
  • -ing
  • -s
  • -ing
  • walk
  • walked
  • walker
  • walking
  • walks

Adjective examples:

  • -er
  • -est
  • easy
  • easier
  • easiest

Compare to prefix. Prefixes are letters put at the beginning of a word to change its meaning.fr:Affixe#Place des affixes nn:Affiks#Suffiks


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