What is the suffix in bicyclist?

1 Answer
Apr 1, 2017

The sufix is -ist. See explanation.


This word as both a prefix and a sufix.

The core of this word is cycl which comes from the greek word kyklos meaning a circle or a wheel.

The prefix bi means two making the word bicycle meaning a vehicle with 2 wheels.

The sufix -ist creates a name of a person using this vehicle.