“Y” – Vocab-ability Suffixes – A More Powerful Vocabulary (This post includes all suffixes beginning with the letter “Y”)

in writing •  8 months ago

This post comprises all those suffixes that begin with the letter “Y.” It includes several English words whose etymology can be traced to Greek and Latin roots.

If you learn these suffixes, you will be able to understand and use many English words that feature them. Vocab-ability is an easy-to-use resource guide to help you understand those suffixes. 

In total, this Vocab-ability post features 2 suffixes that begin with the letter “Y."

Free Use:

Please feel free to download the following material, copy it, print it out, and distribute it for any and all educational purposes. If it helps you or your students increase your English vocabulary, it will have served its purpose. And I will know that my efforts have proven beneficial. (Please see my additional comments and notes below the entries.)

Vocab-ability Suffix–360 (__y = adjective suffix)

 Vocab-ability Suffix–361 (__y, __ = noun suffix)

Note re Copyright / Free Use:

I hold the copyright to the original Vocab-ability guide, which was published in 2002. I hereby grant free use to all the material contained in this post and all other Vocab-ability posts on Steemit. 

Note re Copying each Screenshot:

Each separate entry (including those in this and other Vocab-ability posts) consists of one screenshot (since making screenshots was the only way I could properly format the individual entries for uploading to Steemit). To use these entries for your personal study or in any classroom, you can download any or all screenshots by clicking and dragging the screenshots that you want to use, and then print them out.

Note re Passing on the Vocab-ability Links:  

Alternatively, you can simply pass on one or more of the following links to the Vocab-ability posts:

Vocab-ability – Introduction to “Vocab-ability”.

Vocab-ability – Guide to Entries.

Vocab-ability Suffixes– All SUFFIXES beginning with “A”.

Vocab-ability Suffixes– All SUFFIXES beginning with “C”.

Vocab-ability Suffixes– All SUFFIXES beginning with “E”.

Vocab-ability Suffixes– All SUFFIXES beginning with “F”.

Vocab-ability Suffixes– All SUFFIXES beginning with “I”.

Vocab-ability Suffixes– All SUFFIXES beginning with “L”.

Vocab-ability Suffixes– The single SUFFIX beginning with “M”.

Vocab-ability Suffixes– The single SUFFIX beginning with “N”.

Vocab-ability Suffixes– The single SUFFIX beginning with “O”.

Vocab-ability Suffixes– The single SUFFIX beginning with “S”.

Vocab-ability Suffixes– The single SUFFIX beginning with “U”.

This is the final post in the chapter of "Vocab-ability" Suffixes.

Completed ... "Vocab-ability" posts:

Thus far, the following have been completed and posted on Steemit:

–– Stems – (Chapter 1): Vocab-ability #1–#256

–– Prefixes – (Chapter 2): Vocab-ability #257–#321

–– Suffixes – (Chapter 3): Vocab-ability #322–#361

Coming soon ... "Vocab-ability" posts:

Next up, I will post the following:

–– Numbers – (Chapter 4): Vocab-ability #362–#373

–– Indexes – to all the posts in the above 4 Chapters

These Indexes will include links to all the previous posts in the series.

–– "1x1," daily posts – Vocab-ability #1–#373

The daily "Vocab-ability 1x1" posts will include "Vocab Practice" exercises. If you complete those "Vocab Practice" exercises, you will be able to earn UpVotes. Yep ... Daily Upvotes!

There are a total of 373 individual "Vocab-ability 1x1" entries, and I will post 5–10 per week. Therefore, it will take about one year to post them all. Prepare yourself!! ☺

If you want to improve your English language skills, or if you want to increase your vocabulary, simply check out each and every one of those upcoming posts.

If you spend a few minutes each day reviewing the posts, and a few more minutes completing the "Vocab Practice" exercises, you will soon have a much more powerful vocabulary.

In fact, you will have "Vocab-ability."

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Good information, Its your own data or you also copy from other books????

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It's all my own. Of course, I did lots of research in other books, but then I compiled and formatted all the material into these posts. Glad you like it.

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