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Used to form gerunds, a type of verbal nouns, from verbs. Used to form uncountable nouns from verbs denoting the act of doing something, an action. materials, systems of objects


to form present participles


Forming derivative nouns (originally masculine), with the sense ‘son of, belonging to’, as patronymics or diminutives. No longer productive in either sense. Having a specified quality, characteristic, or nature; of the kind of

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