-nomics

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

from Ancient Greek νόμος ‎(nómos, law). The addition of an English prefix thus indicates the "laws" of the discipline or area denoted by the prefix; e.g., economics, ergonomics, taxonomics.

SuffixEdit

-nomics

  1. (economics) Used, with a combining form to form nouns meaning the economics of a specified person or state; e.g. Reaganomics.