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-ly

 
part of speech: suffix
definition 1: a suffix that means in a certain way.
To write neatly is to write in a neat way.
definition 2: a suffix that means like or having the character of.
A saintly person is like a saint.A cowardly person is like a coward.
definition 3: a suffix that means happening or done at regular times.
A monthly magazine is a magazine that comes out once a month.