inflectional suffix

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Noun1.inflectional suffix - an inflection that is added at the end of a root word
ending, termination - the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme); "I don't like words that have -ism as an ending"
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Czech exploits what can be called a "cumulation" of functions, that is, one inflectional suffix conveys as a rule several grammatical categories; for nouns, adjectives and pronouns (as well as numerals) the categories expressed by the affixes are gender, number and case.
Note that German SCH is typically situated at the left edge of the word, although there are other examples in which SCH is at the right edge or before the inflectional suffix.
Once the morphological segmentation is available, the generation of lemmata can be achieved by appending the canonical inflectional suffix to the identified base, and potentially applying the necessary allomorphic change to the root.