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-ad 1

Pronunciation: /ad/ /əd/

suffix

Forming nouns:

Origin

From the Greek ending -as, -ad-.

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-ad 2

suffix

Forming nouns such as ballad, salad. Compare with -ade1.

Origin

From French -ade.

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