Suffixes - Greek and Latin
There are 3 types of suffixes:
- Suffixes for Nouns
- Suffixes for Adjectives
- Suffixes for Verbs
For example -itis means “inflammation” and thus the word arthritis means “inflammation of the joints.”
Studying the Greek and Latin prefixes and suffixes will help explain why words made up of those parts are spelled the way they are.
The English language uses many Greek and Latin Suffixes, the most popular of which are listed below.