aff. a suffix of numerals that are multiples of ten:
twenty; thirty[/ex]
Etymology: ME; OE -tig, c. OFris -tich, OHG -zug, ON tigr, Go tigjus; akin to ten II
aff. a suffix occurring in loanwords from Latin and French, forming mainly from adjectives nouns denoting state or condition:
ability; certainty; chastity; unity[/ex]
Etymology: ME -te(e) < OF -te(t) < L -tātem, acc. of -tās

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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