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 History of this Word

"gon" is from "gon?a" (angle) 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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grammar is modifier

"-gon" is a type of suffix


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

Examples of how the word is used

-gon illustration It is fairly easy to figure out the angles of a pentagon.
-gon illustration Polygons are named according to the number of sides and angles they have.