-xión

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-xión f

  1. Suffix indicating a process, action or effect, like "-ction" in English, used in a very scarce group of Spanish words, being these:
    anexión
    conexión (and derived nouns)
    crucifixión

Usage notes[edit]

  • Although etymologically related, through a detergent brand, Spanish words axión and acción are unrelated in meaning and context, and, in Spain, first word is pronounced using a voiceless alveolar fricative (s), while second one is pronounced using a voiceless dental fricative consonant (θ) for its second "c" (rest of Spanish speakers use "s" for both).