from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • suffix A combining form denoting a discourse, treatise, doctrine, theory, science.

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  • suffix A branch of learning; a study of a particular subject.
  • suffix Something said, or a way of speaking, a narrative.


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The English -logy suffix originates with loanwords from the Greek, usually via Latin and French, where the suffix is an integral part of the word loaned. E.g. astrology from astrologia, since the 16th century.


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