-phage

See also: phage

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin suffix -phagus, from Ancient Greek φάγος (phagos, glutton), from Ancient Greek φαγεῖν (phagein, to eat), aorist active infinitive of ἔφαγον (ephagon, I ate, devoured).

SuffixEdit

-phage

  1. Something that eats, or consumes.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin suffix -phagus, from Ancient Greek φάγος (phagos, glutton), from Ancient Greek φαγεῖν (phagein, to eat).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /faʒ/
  • Hyphenation: -phage

SuffixEdit

-phage

  1. -phage

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Related termsEdit

  • -phagie
  • -phagique
Last modified on 27 November 2013, at 19:16