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Prefixes & Suffixes

Most Common prefixes and suffixes and those from Lessons 1-8

er/or person
logy/logist science/scientist/study of
ist person
ion/tion turns a word into a noun
ex out
re again
sub under
suffix ing present tense - happening now
suffix ed past tense - already happened
suffix "s" makes words plural - more than one
in or im prefixes in or into
prefix un not, opposite of
in, im, il, ir, prefixes not
dis prefix not, opposite of
en or em prefix cause to
over prefix too much
mis prefix wrongly
inter prefix between, among
mid or medi prefix middle
suffix ly characteristic of such as ugly
ible and able can be done - able to be done
suffix ic having the characteristics of such as chronic, pathetic, apologetic,
suffix ful full of
suffix less without
suffix al or ial having characteristics of jovial
suffix ness state of, condition of such as happiness,
Created by: dsweredoski
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