I'd like to find out the proper word for name suffixes like Jr., Sr., etc. Is it suffix?
May 28, 2010 4:07 AM
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Hi Nana, I think they are "abbreviations"..They can't be labelled suffixes because a suffix is an affix that is added to the end of a word that conditions its usage or meaning. here is an example of suffixes : suffix "cide", its meaning: murder, killing agent , example of words: suicide , vespacide, regicide...
May 28, 2010
Jr = junior (ie. the younger) Sr = senior (ie. the older) This is used in rich families which have a tradition of naming the son after the father. For example, both father and son may have the same name: Maxwell Houseworth. Maxwell Houseworth Sr is the father. Maxwell Houseworth Jr is the son.
May 28, 2010
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