-ia uv Omnia

-ia Translingual Etymology

New Latin, from Latin -ia and Ancient Greek -ία (-ía), -εια (-eia), which form abstract nouns of feminine gender.

Translingual Suffix**-ia**

  1. Used to form taxonomic names
    • Especially, to form genus names when appended to the name of a person, usually a scientist or a patron.

English Suffix -ia

  • 1. Used in forming names of countries...and collections of things...

  • 2. Used in forming plurals of nouns in -ium and -ion.