-logy

1. a word element used in the naming of sciences or bodies of knowledge, as in palaeontology, theology.

2. a word element forming a noun termination used in reference to writing genres or collections of work, as in trilogy, martyrology.
{Greek -logia, from log- speak, logos discourse; replacing earlier -logie, from French. Compare German -logie}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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