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    suffix eine

    what does the suffix eine mean

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    suffix eine

    what does the suffix eine mean

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    Different suffix means difference. Eg: Care--> Careful --> Careless

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    Different suffix means difference. Eg: Care--> Careful --> Careless

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    examples??

    Quote Originally Posted by rocos
    Different suffix means difference. Eg: Care--> Careful --> Careless
    racos can you give me some examples of words that have that suffix

    oh yeah did i use the have in the above sentence correctly

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    examples??

    Quote Originally Posted by rocos
    Different suffix means difference. Eg: Care--> Careful --> Careless
    racos can you give me some examples of words that have that suffix

    oh yeah did i use the have in the above sentence correctly

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    Re: suffix eine

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    what does the suffix eine mean
    I wouldn't call "eine" a suffix in English. Most of the words that end in eine come from words having similar letter sequences in the language of origin:

    caffeine
    cysteine
    seine
    codeine
    madeleine
    vicereine

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    Re: suffix eine

    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymous
    what does the suffix eine mean
    I wouldn't call "eine" a suffix in English. Most of the words that end in eine come from words having similar letter sequences in the language of origin:

    caffeine
    cysteine
    seine
    codeine
    madeleine
    vicereine

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    Re: suffix eine

    Could it be that "guest" is talking about -ine, which is a suffix:

    1) Heroine, a female hero; Katherine (female noun or name)
    2) Chlorine, gasoline, idodine (chemical, substance)
    3) Equine, (pertaining to a horse); marine (pertaining to the sea)
    4) Saccharine, (made of)

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    Re: suffix eine

    Could it be that "guest" is talking about -ine, which is a suffix:

    1) Heroine, a female hero; Katherine (female noun or name)
    2) Chlorine, gasoline, idodine (chemical, substance)
    3) Equine, (pertaining to a horse); marine (pertaining to the sea)
    4) Saccharine, (made of)

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