suffix

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v suffix attach a suffix to "suffix words"
    • n suffix an affix that is added at the end of the word
    • ***
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Suffix A letter, letters, syllable, or syllables added or appended to the end of a word or a root to modify the meaning; a postfix.
    • Suffix (Math) A subscript mark, number, or letter. See Subscript a.
    • v. t Suffix To add or annex to the end, as a letter or syllable to a word; to append.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • suffix To attach at the end: specifically used of adding or annexing a letter or syllable, a suffix.
    • n suffix In. grammar, a letter or syllable added or annexed to the end of a word or to a verbal root or stem; a formative element, consisting of one or more letters, added to a primitive word to make a derivative; a postfix; a terminal formative, as the -th of length, the -d of loved, the -ly of godly, the -ly of badly, etc.
    • n suffix In mathematics, an index written after and under a letter, as x0, x1, x2, x3.
    • ***
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Suffix suf′iks a particle added to the root of a word
    • v.t Suffix to add a letter or syllable to a word to mark different notions and relations
    • ***

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. suffixus, p. p. of suffigere, to fasten on, to affix; sub, under + figere, to fix: cf. F. suffixe,. See Fix
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. suffixus, sub, under, figĕre, to fix.

Usage

In literature:

Words ending in e drop that letter on taking a suffix beginning with a vowel.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
The comparative was formed by means of the suffix {-er(e)} = OHG.
"A Middle High German Primer" by Joseph Wright
This suffix is seldom used except with names of countries and states.
"Orthography" by Elmer W. Cavins
And the suffix fits with the other titles of nobility, takes a classical plural .
"The Alembic Plot" by Ann Wilson
To this root are prefixed and suffixed various particles.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
But the suffix in ver.
"Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1" by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
The changes of the application of this root are made by adding suffixes to it.
"American Languages, and Why We Should Study Them" by Daniel G. Brinton
Mrs. Raeburn thanked goodness she had abandoned Ruby as a possible suffix to Jenny.
"Carnival" by Compton Mackenzie
Prefixes and suffixes may not be used except when they form part of a simple word.
"Harper's Round Table, October 15, 1895" by Various
A large proportion of such names can be distinguished by certain prefixes or suffixes attached to them.
"Shadowings" by Lafcadio Hearn
The suffixes ing, ed, tion and ty to this word, and wherever they occur, were shortened by the use of the letters g, d, n, and y, respectively.
"The Boy Spy" by Joseph Kerby
The sign of the plural is interposed between the article and the suffixes.
"Basque Legends" by Wentworth Webster
U = a suffix to indicate a place.
"Alone with the Hairy Ainu" by A. H. Savage Landor
The suffix Tadino distinguishes it from Gualdo in the province of Macerata, and Gualdo Cattaneo, S.W.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6" by Various
See -er, noun suffix.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
The adjective is either prefixed to a noun or referred to it by a suffixed pronoun.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 7" by Various
With such a suffix we have the Skr.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 4" by Various
No affix, no suffix; without nominative or accusative; soft, but trenchant.
"Red Rowans" by Flora Annie Steel
The words in the spelling lesson for this week are derivative words formed by adding a prefix or suffix, or both, to the simple word.
"Plain English" by Marian Wharton
Men of the caste often have the suffix Singh after their names in imitation of the Rajputs.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
***

In news:

Brand' coming to the Internet: Businesses dominate applications for new domain name suffixes.
Rush is on for custom domain name suffixes.
Here's an Omical Tale: Scientists Discover Spreading Suffix .
How the Internet will get new domain name suffixes On Wednesday, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers will release a list of some 2,000 proposals for new Internet address suffixes .
Others are looking to attract non-English speakers with suffixes in a variety of languages.
If approved, the new suffixes would rival ".com" and about 300 others now in use.
The organization behind the expansion, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, will announce in London on Wednesday which suffixes have been proposed.
For example, drinks giant Pepsi can apply for.pepsi,gatorade or.tropicana as an alternative to existing suffixes such as ORG or.com.
Several federal agencies are coordinating their efforts to create and label new websites devoted to the Japanese crisis by adopting a common "japan2011" suffix for those sites.
The intent of the survey is to assess the current use of suffixes in drug names, problems that may arise from the use of suffixes and how those situations are handled.
Start by changing the computer name and the DNS suffix.
Domain suffixes are the latest Web real estate.
They each have seven different entities proposing their use as the suffix to an Internet URL address.
Any Suffix users out there.
The Suffix website is real vague.
***

In science:

Here and what follows the suffix 4 by the symbol A, B, C denotes differentiation with respect to t.
Bianchi Type V Matter Filled Universe with Varying Lambda Term in General Relativity
Note 1: The suffix does not have to be the same as the language # keyword --- those with documents in Polish (whose net-standard # language code is pl) may wish to use "AddLanguage pl .po" to # avoid the ambiguity with the common suffix for perl scripts.
Software Design Document, Testing, Deployment and Configuration Management of the UUIS--a Team 2 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
Altogether 72 (seventy two) affixes are listed in Manipuri out of which 11 (eleven) are prefixes and 61 (sixty one) are suffixes.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
Here the reduplication words are generally noun but sometimes the suffixes –d, –gi and –ki are generally added to the second word of reduplication to identify itself as noun.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
In case of partial reduplication the second word carries some part of the first word as an affix to the second word, either as a suffix or a prefix.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
The Stem words which are considered as feature for running the CRF follows an algorithm mention in . In this algorithm Manipuri words are stemmed by stripping the suffixes in an iterative manner.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
As mentioned in Section 2 a word is rich with suffixes and prefixes. In order to stem a word an iterative method of stripping is done by using the acceptable list of prefixes (11 numbers) and suffixes (61 numbers) as mentioned in the Table 1 and Table 2 above.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
This stemmer mainly consist of four algorithms the first one is to read the prefixes, the second one is to read the suffixes, the third one is to identify the stem word removing the prefixes and the last algorithm is to identify the stem word removing the suffixes.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
Two file, prefixes_list and suffixes_list are created for prefixes and suffixes of Manipuri. In order to test the system another testing file, test_file is used. The prefixes and suffixes are removed in an iterative approach as shown in the algorithm 3 and algorithm 4 until all the affixes are removed.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
Number of acceptable standard suffixes as feature: As mention in Section 2, Manipuri being an aggllutinative language the suffixes plays an important in determining the POS of a word. For every word the number of suffixes are identified during stemming and the number of suffixes is used as a feature.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
The list consists of surrounding words, prefixes, suffixes, surrounding POS, digit information, word length, word frequency and symbol features. The prefixes and suffixes used are just a combination of the n characters.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
It does not adopt the standard prefixes and suffixes.
Reduplicated MWE (RMWE) helps in improving the CRF based Manipuri POS Tagger
By transposing (1-v/u) in (11) and exchanging frame suffixes, we get (13), but only to first order, thus it is possible to distinguish the two frames.
The Behaviour of Clocks and Rods in Special and General Relativity
In our work, we use a lightweight stemmer for Bengali that strips the suffixes using a predefined suffix list, on a “longest match” basis, using the algorithm similar to that for Hindi (Ramanathan and Rao, 2003).
Bengali text summarization by sentence extraction
We are following the Porter Stemming method, which is a rule based algorithm that works with both suffixes and prefixes.
Document summarization using positive pointwise mutual information
***