I. adjective suffix
Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin -alis
of, relating to, or characterized by <directional> <fictional> II. noun suffix Etymology: Middle English -aille, from Anglo-French, from Latin -alia, neuter plural of -alis action ; process <rehearsal> III. noun suffix Etymology: French, from alcool alcohol, from Medieval Latin alcohol aldehyde <furfural>
New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.