Flashcards in prefixes and suffixes Deck (10):
able to be
a person who
state or quality/ action process of.
full of/having the quality of
a product ( fragment), or means ( ornament).
(forming nouns of adjectival origin):
An example of ative used as a suffix is in the word informative, which means relating to give information.
A noun ending in 'ness' literally means the state of the original adjective.
"condition or quality of being ______," from Middle English -ite, from Old French -ité and directly from Latin -itatem (nominative -itas),