Suffixes in Spanish
Suffixes are groups of letters that can be added to an existing word. By doing this the meaning of the original word changes. This applies to different types of words, e.g nouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs...
Here are some examples of common suffixes in Spanish:
This suffix is added to some nouns to add a nuance of "little/small".
pueblo = village
pueblito = little village
This suffix is added to adjectives to form an adverb, in this case the equivalent to suffix -ly in English.
rápido = quick
rápidamente = quickly
This suffix is added to nouns in order to define certain professions/occupations.
pensión = pension
pensionista = pensioner
tenis = tennis
tenista = tennis player