a native English suffix formerly used in the formation of adjectives: quarrelsome; burdensome.
[ME; OE -sum; akin to Goth -sama, G -sam; see SAME]
a collective suffix used with numerals: twosome; threesome.
[ME -sum, OE sum; special use of SOME (pronoun)]
a combining form meaning "body," used in the formation of compound words: chromosome.
Also, -soma.
[ < Gk sôma body; see SOMA1]

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Universalium. 2010.

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