-ly
Pronunciation Suffix
  1. Used to form adjectives from nouns, the adjectives having the sense of "like or characteristic of what is denoted by the noun".
    friendly, bloomly
  2. Used to form adjectives from nouns specifying time intervals, the adjectives having the sense of "occurring at such intervals".
    monthly, daily
Synonyms Translations Suffix
  1. Used to form adverbs from adjectives.
    suddenly
Translations
  • French: -ment
  • German: (normal adverbs are the same in form as the respective adjectives); -erweise (forms adverbs that modify phrases or sentences), -lich
  • Italian: -mente
  • Portuguese: -mente
  • Russian: -о
  • Spanish: -mente



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