Suffixes

TS = traditional spelling, Ñ = Ñspel

UNSTRESSED STRESSED
TS Ñ EXAMPLES Ñ EXAMPLES
-able

-ible

-bl pobl (ˈpossible) -biḷti posbiḷti (ˌpossiˈbility)
-al -l naṣ́nl (ˈnational) -aḷti naṣ́naḷti (ˌnationˈality)
-dent -dnt axidnt (ˈaccident) -dntl axidntl (ˌacciˈdental)
-ential -nśl isnśl (eˈssential)
-ention -nśn cnvnśn (conˈvention)
-ial -ịl mtirịl (maˈterial) -iaḷti mtiriaḷti (maˌteriˈality)
-łl fiłl (ˈfilial)
-ńl jīńl (ˈgenial)
-ary -ri imajinri (iˈmaginary)
-iary -ịri evịri (ˈaviary)
-ed -d wedd (ˈwedded)
-id rećid (ˈwretched)
-t plêst (placed)
-en -n sofn (ˈsoften)
-er -r rićr (ˈricher)
-wr lowr (ˈlower)
rowr (ˈrower)
-yr greyr (ˈgreyer)
pleyr (ˈplayer)
-ier -ịr hapịr (ˈhappier)
-ess -is dućis (ˈduchess) -es maniɉres (ˌmanagerˈess)
-est -ist swītist (ˈsweetest)
-iest -iist hapiist (ˈhappiest)
-ful -fl bytifl (ˈbeautiful)
-fully -fli bytifli (ˈbeautifully)
-fy -fî te(ˈterrify)
-hood -hd nebrhd (ˈneighbourhood)
-ic -ic plastic (plastic) -iṣti plastiṣti (plasticity)
-ier -ịr hapịr (ˈhappier)
-ing seyñ (ˈsaying)
ītñ (ˈeating)
-ise

-ize

-îz naślîz (ˈnationalise) -îześn naślîześn (ˌnationaliˈsation)
-ish -iś rediś (ˈreddish)
-ism -izm riylizm (ˈrealism)
-ist -ist riylist (ˈrealist) -istic rlistic (ˌreaˈlistic)
-ive -iv pasiv (passive) -ivti p’ˈsivti (passivity)
-less -lis hoplis (ˈhopeless)
-man -mn ftmn (ˈfootman)
-men -ṃn ftṃn (ˈfootmen)
-logy -ḷji ʈioḷji (theˈology) -lojicl ʈịlojcl (ˌtheoˈlogical)
-ment -mnt jujmnt (ˈjudgement) -mntl jujmntl (judgeˈmental)
-ness -nis mîldnis (ˈmildness)
hapinis (ˈhappiness)
-ous -̣s fes (ˈfamous) -oṣti pmpoṣti (pomposity)
fabyḷs (ˈfabulous)
-ious -ịs krịs (ˈcurious) -ioṣti krioṣti (ˌcuriˈosity)
-nuous -nẏs cntinẏs (conˈtinuous)
-s -s lecs (lakes)
wêts (waits)
-z legz (legs)
plez (plays)
-ship -śp frendśp (friendship)
-t -t lost
-tion -śn neśn (ˈnation) ṣ́naḷti naṣ́naḷti (ˌnationˈality)
pziśn (poˈsition)
-ction n an (ˈaction)

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