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base +‎ -suffix

This template is used in the etymology section. Use

{{suffix|language code|root|suffix}}

where root is the root of the term and suffix is the suffix. For instance, a simple etymology of doing could be created with:


which evaluates to:

do +‎ -ing


You can provide a gloss for the two parts using the parameters t1=, t2=:


gives the output:

Einheit (unity) +‎ -lich (-ly)

Transliteration and script

For non-Latin scripts, use the tr1= and/or tr2= parameters to provide a transliteration if necessary:


gives the output:

учить (učit', teach) +‎ -тель (tel', -er)

Suppressing categorization

If you don't want the template to add the entry to:

[[Category:Language name words suffixed with -suffix]]

use the parameter:


See also