machy

-machy

a combining form meaning “fighting,” used in the formation of compound words: logomachy.

Origin:
< Greek -machia, equivalent to mách(ē) battle + -ia -y3

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-machy
suffix meaning "battle, war, contest," from Gk. -makhia, from makhe "battle, fight," related to makhesthai "to fight," of unknown origin.
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