What does the word suffix mean?

Usage examples for suffix

  1. It is true, that the suffix cannot be referred to Jehovah, as is done by J. H. Michaelis and others, although the antithesis would thus most strikingly appear; but as little can we refer it, as is done by modern interpreters, to the prophet as an individual; for, in this case the antithesis would be lost altogether. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  2. Note 2.- After c or g and before a suffix beginning with a or o the e is retained. – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones