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Glossary of Greek suffixes 2

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-ize
to do, do as, imitate

noun/adj
from -izein, -zare (Latin), iser (French), ise (1066)
-tes, -ter, -tor, -ist(es)
the agent, he who, that which

verb (+ noun w/ istes)
-istes is from -izein verbs
-sis
action, process, condition

verb
-osis
condition (usually morbid)

noun/adj
"o" is part of verbal stem
-iasis
condition, disease, infection or infestation by microorgs

noun
NOT from iasesthai - like cardiac (can't have two i's)
-sia
action, process, condition

verb
-ia
quality, condition

noun/adj
-ma
result of action

verb
-oma
swelling or tumour

noun/adj
"o" is part of verbal stem
-mos
result of action

verb
-ismos
result of action, condition, doctrine, sect

various
(-is + -mos)
-ion, -idion, -arion, -iscos
small

noun
ides, idae, ida
descended from, related to

noun
-ticos
capability, fitness, pertaining to

verb
-icos, -acos
relation, fitness, ability

noun
-ion
belonging or related to, the part which

noun
ite(s)
belonging to, of the nature of

noun
-itis
condition, usually inflammation

noun
from -ites - iotization of the eta changed it to i sound, so Latin brought in as i
-oid, -oides, -odes
like, in the shape of

not suffix!! see eidos
hen
one
dyo
two
treis
tria
three
tricha
three-fold
tettara
tetra-
four
pente
five
hex
six
hepta
seven
okto
eight
ennea
nine
deka
ten
hendeka
eleven
dodeka
twelve
hekaton
hecto-
one hundred
chilioi
kilo-
one thousand

(II masc nom)
myrioi
ten thousand or innumerable (change in accent)

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