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A suffix is an affix that is added to the end of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. philia, ism).
1. (of or belonging to; used with nouns to form adjectives)
A famous British tennis player was spotted on the beach in Jamaica.Un famoso jugador de tenis británico fue visto en la playa en Jamaica.
We enjoyed the authentic Danish pastries on our visit to Copenhagen.Disfrutamos de los auténticos pastelillos daneses en nuestra visita a Copenhague.
They serve paella at the Spanish restaurant on the weekends.Sirven paella en el restaurante español los fines de semana.
2. (typical or characteristic of; used with nouns to form adjectives)
3. (inclined or tending to; used with nouns to form adjectives)
4. (having the approximate age of; used with nouns to form adjectives)
5. (somewhat or rather)
Veronica died her hair a reddish blonde.Verónico se tiñó el cabello de rubio rojizo.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I have an oldish car, but it's well maintained.Tengo un coche que está algo viejo, pero está bien mantenido.
She was dressed in a longish dress and an outdated coat.Llevaba un vestido más bien largo y un abrigo pasado de moda.
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