Asked by: Yongjun Podaru
asked in category: General Last Updated: 9th May, 2020

What happens when you add ed to a word?

when the verb ends in consonant + "y," change the "y" to "i" and add "-ed". For example, "study + ed = studied". when a verb ends in vowel + "y," add "-ed". when a one-syllable verb ends in vowel + consonant, double the consonant.

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Similarly one may ask, what is the rule for adding ed to a word?

Spelling Rule: (Applies to words that have one syllable). When a short vowel is followed by one consonant at the end of the root word, double the last consonant and add (ed) or (ing).

Beside above, what is the rule for adding suffixes? RULE: 1 - When a word ends with a consonant and the suffix begins with a consonant, just add the suffix with no spelling changes. RULE: 2 - For most words ending in a single consonant you need to double the last letter when you add suffixes. This is especially true for one syllable words!

Secondly, does adding Ed add a syllable?

It will only add a syllable if the "ed" makes a vowel sound.

Is adding ed a suffix?

Definition for -ed (2 of 3) a suffix forming the past participle of weak verbs (he had crossed the river), and of participial adjectives indicating a condition or quality resulting from the action of the verb (inflated balloons).

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