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The suffix -polis (from ancient Greek πόλις polis 'city', ' polis ') is part of some loan words in German and a frequent suffix of toponyms in many languages. The modern Greek form is poli ( πόλη ), other common German forms are -pole and -pel for place names.

Examples of loan words:

Examples of toponyms:

See also

Wiktionary: -polis  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations