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 History of this Word

"urgy" is from "ergos" (working) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.

Notes

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

More words with this suffix,
halurgy
hierurgy
metallurgy
dramaturgy

Words related to this meaning

grammar is modifier

"-urgy" is a type of suffix

Definition

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

Examples of how the word is used

-urgy illustration I need to know more about medalurgy and bladesmithing.
-urgy illustration When the church started they were independent for the first 18 months and came up with their own liturgy.