This is the second installment in the last part of my classical English affixes series. Today’s suffixes all start with the letters “C” or “E.” (There aren’t really any that start with “B” or “D,” so I’ve obviously jumped over those letters.)
Here is the previous installment in this list of suffixes:
For prefixes (morphemes that get attached to the beginning of words) and base words, you can refer to the rest of the series using the “affixes” tag.
|crat||ruler; one who believes in rule by||auotcrat|
|ectomy||surgical removal, “cutting out”||tonsillectomy|
|el, il, le||small||morsel, codicl, scruple|
|er,or||someone who does, something that does||teacher, instructor|