In Russian and we have a lot of different softening suffixes. Are there any in English? Like how would you rephrase as one word the following: a lovely chair, a most favorite small chair, a small lovely chair, a chair that is most comfortable.
I was thinking of using some suffixes like in the word "starlet" - one of the meanings of which is a small star but the words seem very odd and unnatural then.
- a lovely chair - a chairly
- a small lovely chair - a chairlette with -ette as a diminutive (makes something smaller)
- a most favorite small chair - a chairestetteous
- a chair that is most comfortable - a chairfyious
I think many English suffixes can't be used with nouns and change the words to an adjective, verb, adverb or e.t.c.
I looked here https://www.learnthat.org/pages/view/suffix.html#up for the proper suffixes.