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The suffix ia

The suffix ia forms feminine nouns that belong to the inflection class -/en with stem modification in the plural (–ia/–ien). The suffix ia is combined with person names to form names of plants and micro-organisms. It is the scientific variant of the suffix ie.

Derivation type:

Noun to noun

Clark + ia = Clarkia also Clarkie
Lister Listeria
Wellington Wellingtonia
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