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 History of this Word

"some" is from "soma" (body) 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

"-some 2" is a type of suffix


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

Examples of how the word is used

-some illustration Researchers until now have studied only the Y chromosome in the search for the genetic underpinnings of low sperm counts.
-some illustration Centrosome instabilities have been linked to tumor malignancies.