-ion

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See also: ion, Ion, ión, íon, i-on, and ion-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -iō (genitive -iōnis), appended to a perfect passive participle to form a noun of action.

Pronunciation[edit]

Itself pronounced IPA(key): /ən/, and changes the preceding consonant to IPA(key): /ʃ/ usually or IPA(key): /t͡ʃ/ or IPA(key): /ʒ/ in some cases.

Suffix[edit]

-ion

  1. (non-productive) an action or process, or the result of an action or process
    fermentation, indentation, consumption
  2. (non-productive) a state or condition
    intoxication

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French[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ion f

  1. -ion

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German[edit]

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 -ion on German Wikipedia

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Suffix[edit]

-ion f (genitive -ion, plural -ionen)

  1. -ion

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Volapük[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ion

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Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Cornish -yon, Breton -ien.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ion

  1. Pluralisation suffix
    seiciatrydd (psychiatrist) + ‎-ion → ‎seiciatryddion (psychiatrists)
    cymydog (neighbour) + ‎-ion → ‎cymdogion (neighbours)
    mab (son) + ‎-ion → ‎meibion (sons)
    Synonyms: -aid, -aint, -au, -ed, -edd, -en, -i, -iaid, -iau, -od, -oedd, -on, -ydd, -yr, -ys

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