There are 3 main definitions of -some in English:

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-some 1

Pronunciation:

suffix

Forming adjectives meaning.
2Characterized by being: wholesome
2.1Apt to: tiresome

Origin

Old English -sum.

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-some 2

Pronunciation:

suffix

(Forming nouns) denoting a group of a specified number: foursome

Origin

Old English sum 'some'.

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-some 3

Pronunciation:

combiningForm

Denoting a portion of a body, especially a particle of a cell: chromosome

Origin

From Greek sōma 'body'.

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Syllabification: -some

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