-etic

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See also: etic

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek -ητικος (-ētikos)

Suffix[edit]

-etic

  1. Used to form adjectives, meaning "pertaining to", derived from nouns, most of which end in -esis

Usage notes[edit]

  • Most English words ending in "-etic" are derived from words formed in other languages, including French (Old, Middle, and Modern), Italian, Latin, and Classical Greek.

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