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examples??

rocos said:
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??

rocos said:
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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Anonymous said:
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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Anonymous said:
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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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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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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bmo said:
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)

I don't know. It is possible. Good list, by the way. :wink:
 

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Mine (pertaining to me) :lol:
 

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tdol said:
Mine (pertaining to me) :lol:

First I thought you were joking, but there it is in the dictionary, a friend of mine is a friend belonging or pertaining to me. Thanks.
 

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bmo said:
tdol said:
Mine (pertaining to me) :lol:

First I thought you were joking, but there it is in the dictionary, a friend of mine is a friend belonging or pertaining to me. Thanks.

He was kidding. The "ine" in "mine" cannot be a suffix.
 

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Thine- pertaining to thee. ;-)
 

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tdol said:
Thine- pertaining to thee. ;-)

tine: pertaining to a fork :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
 

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tdol said:

line: pertaining to cocaine :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
 
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