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suffix/prefix comparatives and superlatives

Recently I have been thinking about positive comparative/ superlative (more, most gorgeous) and negative (less, least delicious) - both of which add a word before the adjective.
Then of course, there is the suffix for the positive = big, bigger, biggest. However, there is no suffix for the negative; it reverts to adding a word (less big, least big).

Is there a language that uses suffixes (or prefixes) for both positive *and* negative comparatives/ superlatives?

Despite being a native US English speaker, I don't know these grammar terms, so sort of fudged them. I hope it doesn't make it impossible to understand my question!
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