Grammatical Number and Person
8 l SUFFIXES l d l
The Adjonction are albhabets added to the finish of terms to make fresh words. (The suffixes change the word course of the words and phrases they attached to) -- Common Noun Suffixes:
1 . –er / -or: these suffixes are added to Verbs to derive nouns of a one who does the a action. Verbs + –er ــــــــــــــــــــــــ> noun of a person. Teach + -er ــــــــــــــــــــــــــ> teacher. produce + -or ــــــــــــــــــــــــ> originator. 2 . –er / or: can also be used to create nouns of things that do a particular job. Example: Tin-opener, coffee maker.
3. -er as well as -ee: These two suffixes will be added to a verb for making nouns of a person nevertheless the -er endsilbe is put into words to generate a noun of the person who will the action from the verb, -ee is included in words to make the noun of a person who gets (got) the action. Illustrations: - Company: means anybody who does the action of employment. (a person who provides a job to others). -Employee: means a person who got the task. 4. –(t)ion / -sion / -ion: are put into Verbs to make nouns ( mostly subjective nouns ) Verb + -(t)ion as well as -sion / -ion ــــــــــــــــــــــــ> (Abstract) Subjective create & -tion ــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــــ> creation. 5. –ist: can be added to terms to make the noun of a person who does a particular activity l (a one who is specialist in a particular activity and mostly used to make noun. of the person who takes on musical instrument). Examples: psychiatrist, typist, science tecnistions, journalist. 6th. –ism: is used to make the noun of an...