aff. a suffix of numerals that are multiples of ten:twenty; thirty[/ex]•Etymology: ME; OE -tig, c. OFris -tich, OHG -zug, ON tigr, Go tigjus; akin to ten II-tyaff. a suffix occurring in loanwords from Latin and French, forming mainly from adjectives nouns denoting state or condition:ability; certainty; chastity; unity[/ex]•Etymology: ME -te(e) < OF -te(t) < L -tātem, acc. of -tās
From formal English to slang. 2014.