I could only come up with -wise adverbs, so natives should give you the rest .Cristinita said:Hi!
Could you please provide me with some examples of adverbs of manner formed by a noun + suffixes -wise/-fashion/-style? I am not sure they exist.
Thanks in advance to everyone.
coconutpalm said:I know I'm asking a dumb question, but I can't understand any of these words. I can't find them in my dictionary, either.
Could you please explain them to me? Or could you give me the meaning of the suffix "-wise"?
Could you give me a couple of examples? I still can't understandThomas1 said:If you tack a suffix -wise to a word it usually gets the meaning "in the manner, direction", e.g. clockwise which means according to the direction of hands rotating in a clock; or they can get the meaning "with reference to, in regard to" e.g. taxwise -- with regard to the taxes.
Hope this helps,
Not quite, but almost.coconutpalm said:Thank you, Panj!
Does catwise have the same meaning as catlike?
Can -wise mean "knowledgeable (etc)" or "in relation to", when used to form an adverb?river said:-wise can mean "knowledgeable or experienced as regards X" as in streetwise or computerwise.
-wise can also mean "in relation to" or "as far as X is concerned" as in careerwise and moneywise.
Weatherwise means "as far as the weather is concerned" as in "It's looking pretty good out there weatherwise.