KEY 1-4 Prefixes-Suffixes-ref

KEY 1-4 Prefixes-Suffixes-ref - gender suffix signification...

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1 Germ 433 – A. O’Brien Kapitelgruppe 1-4 (pp. 49) Frequent Prefixes and Suffixes – For Reference (p. 53) Frequent Prefixes Un- das Unglück (misfortune), das Unrecht (injustice) express negation, mis-, in- An- die Anomalie das Anorganische express negation, an-, ab- Gegen- die Gegenbewegung (countermovement) der Gegenentwurf (alternative plan) counter-, anti-, opposite, (in) return, alternative Grund- das Grundgesetz (the fundamental law) das Grundlinie (the base-line) basic, fundamental Haupt- die Hauptperson (central figure) der Hauptgrund (main reason) main, chief, principal, primary, central Rück- der Rückweg (way back, return) der Rückschlag (setback) back, rear, re- Sonder- der Sonderfall (special case, exception) der Sonderbericht (special report) special, separate Zwischen- Zwischenbericht (interim report) Zwischenraum (interspace) intermediate, interim, inter- Frequent suffixes
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Unformatted text preview: gender suffix signification type of base word example m (der) -er -ler person doing a particular thing, practicing a profession, or playing an instrument verbs, some nouns Lehrer (teacher) Physiker (physicist) Künstler (artist) f (die) -heit -keit like - ness, -ty/-ity, makes nouns that express an abstract quality adjectives, some nouns Klugheit (cleverness) Vergesslichkeit (forgetfulness) -in -ess, indicates female beings nouns Chefin Direktorin -ität -ity adjectives Universität Identität -schaft -ship, designates a group, a condition, a quality nouns Freundschaft (friendship) Mitgliedschaft (membership) -ung -ion, -ing, -ment, makes nouns from verbs, indicates a development towards a state verbs Meinung (opinion) Bewegung (movement) n (das) -chen -lein show that the noun is a diminutive, i.e. reduced in size nouns Häuschen (small house) Kindlein (little child) 2...
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