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"cy" is from "k(e)ia" spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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Meaning 1


A word ending that indicates a condition. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-cy illustration It all has to do with how much water is pushing against you and a little scientific principle called buoyancy.
-cy illustration This latest upgrade will ensure concurrency with the Navy's fleet of helicopters.