There are 2 main definitions of -ad in English:

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-ad 1

Pronunciation: /ad/ Pronunciation: /əd/

suffix

Forming nouns:
3In names of poems and similar compositions: Iliad jeremiad
4In names of members of some taxonomic groupings: bromeliad

Origin

From the Greek ending -as, -ad-.

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There are 2 main definitions of -ad in English:

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-ad 2

Pronunciation: /əd/

suffix

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

Origin

From French -ade.

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