Don’t we all read about logys all the time – Biology, Archaeology, Anthropology..
What does adding logy to different words mean? Does it have a special meaning? -logy is a suffix in the English language. A suffix or a postfix is a set of letters that is placed after a word that makes a new word related to the old word.
- When we add -logy to a word in the names of sciences or bodies of knowledge it becomes the study of that science. For example, Archaeology or a Neurology.
- When we add -logy to a word that mean kinds of speech, writing or collections of writing it means a certain kind of speaking or writing. For example, trilogy or a eulogy.