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Word Matrix: Marsupe

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Word Matrix: Marsupe

<marsupe>
“purse, pouch” from Modern Latin marsupialis “having a pouch,” coined from Late Latin marsupium “pouch, purse”

Word Sums

Marsupe + i + um -> marsupium
Marsupe + i + a -> marsupia
Marsupe + i + al -> marsupial
Marsupe + i + al + s -> marsupials
Marsupe + i + al + i + a -> marsupialia
Marsupe + i + al + o + id -> marsupialoid
Marsupe + i + al + o + id + s -> marsupialoids
Marsupe + i + al + ize -> marsupialize
Marsupe + i + al + ize + s -> marsupializes
Marsupe + i + al + ize + ed -> marsupialized
Marsupe + i + al + ize + ing -> marsupializing
Marsupe + i + al + ize + ate + ion -> marsupialization
Marsupe + i + al + ize + ate + ion + s -> marsupializations

Morphemes

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marsupe: purse, pouch
-s: forming plural of noun
-s: forming third person singular of verbs
-ed: forming simple past and past participle of weak verb
-ing: forming present participle of verb

-a: plural of -um
-al: relating to, of the kind of, of, relating to, resembling or containing the thing suffixed
-ate: forming a verb
-i-: connecting vowel
-id: forming adjective [from French -ide, from Latin -idus]
-ion: denoting state, condition, or action
-ize: word-forming element used to make verbs
-o-: connecting vowel
-um: denotes singular grammatical number

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