Meaning of -CY in English

-CY

noun suffix Etymology: Middle English -cie, from Anglo-French, from Latin -tia, partly from -t- (final stem consonant) + -ia -y, partly from Greek -tia, -teia, from -t- (final stem consonant) + -ia, -eia -y action ; practice , rank ; office , body ; class , state ; quality

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