-ily

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Combination of -y (adjectival suffix) + -ly (adverbial suffix), with -y changed to -i-.

Suffix[edit]

-ily

  1. Forms adverbs from nouns and verbs whose derived adjectives are suffixed with -y.
    greedgreedygreedily
    noisenoisynoisily
    funfunnyfunnily

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