Shortcut rules to Identifying Noun with Suffix

 Shortcut rules to Identifying Noun with Suffix

A suffix is a letter or group of letters added at the end of a word which makes a new word.

Common suffixes and examples

Noun suffixes


examples of nouns


baggage, village, postage


arrival, burial, deferral


reliance, defence, insistence


boredom, freedom, kingdom


employee, payee, trainee


driver, writer, director


brotherhood, childhood, neighbourhood


capitalism, Marxism, socialism (philosophies)


capitalist, Marxist, socialist (followers of philosophies)


brutality, equality, cruelty


amazement, disappointment, parliament


happiness, kindness, usefulness


entry, ministry, robbery


friendship, membership, workmanship


expression, population, complexion