[ tel-uh s peer-uh s; Portuguese te-lis pee-ris ]
/ ˈtɛl əs ˈpɪər əs; Portuguese ˈtɛ lɪs ˈpi rɪs /
a river in central Brazil, flowing NW to the Tapajos River. 600 miles (965 km) long.
English Affixes From A To Z: A One-Stop List Of Suffixes, Prefixes, and Combining FormsIn English, we love to make new words by adding all sorts of bits to the front and back of existing terms. These are called affixes, and they are added to the base or stem of a word. When attached to the end of word, the affix is called a suffix. And to the beginning? A prefix.
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