agent suffix


Definition of agent suffix

: a suffix that combines with a noun to indicate agency The most common means of forming feminine agents is to add to or modify the masculine agent suffix— Roland Sussex and Paul V. Cubberly, The Slavic Languages, 2006

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First Known Use of agent suffix

1866, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of agent suffix was in 1866

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“Agent suffix.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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