1. Suffix.  a type of sound e.g. allophone.
  2. Suffix.  a device that makes a sound e.g. saxophone.
  3. Suffix.  a speaker of a certain language e.g. Francophone.
  4. Suffix.  part of some classical names, e.g., Persephone, Tisiphone.

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