1. Suffix.  Suffix forming nouns, originally denoting an agent, from verbs, usually spelt (term, -le) except after ''n''.
  2. Suffix.  Diminutive suffix in words of Germanic origin.
  3. Suffix.  Suffix, originally diminutive, in words of Latin or Romance origin.

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