What is the terminology used to lengthen the meanings of a word typically by the letters? would it be conjunctions?
Condition > coniditon(ing) > condition(er), Condition(ed) is there a term for what i've abbreviated?
- HackenbackerLv 72 months agoFavorite Answer
Prefixes suffixes infixes. All types of affixes. Infixes are the best, like Hallo*******ween. Good luck!
- RPLv 72 months ago
There is a root word or base that can be added by letters before, known as a prefix, or letters after, known as a suffix. For example, appoint can become disappoint by adding the prefix dis and motion can become motionless by adding the suffix less.
- Nina GLv 52 months ago
Those on your list are examples of suffixes, "a letter or group of letters that is added to the end of a word to change its meaning or to form a different word.
Prefix: a letter or group of letters that is added at the beginning of a word to change its meaning; a title (such as "Mr." or "Dr.") that is used before a person's name.
Conjunction: a word that joins together sentences, clauses, phrases or words (e.g. "and," "but," and "although"Source(s): Merriam-Webster Dictionary
- martinLv 72 months ago
You can call those little ending letters a "Suffix" which would the the opposite of beginning letters, which are called a "prefix."
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- Spock (rhp)Lv 72 months ago
those are the suffixes that change the original word ...