affix

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Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
formation of a word by means of an affix affixation
result of adding an affix to a root word affixation
word invented (usually unwittingly by subtracting an affix) on the assumption that a familiar word derives from it back-formation
affix that is inserted inside the word infix
family name derived from name of your father or a paternal ancestor (especially with an affix (such as -son in English or O'- in Irish) added to the name of your father or a paternal ancestor) patronym , patronymic
affix that is added at the end of the word postfix , suffix
(linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element after another (as placing a modifier after the word that it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix after the base to which it is attached) postposition
affix attached before a word prefix
affix that is added in front of the word prefix
(linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element before another (as placing a modifier before the word it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix before the base to which it is attached) preposition
affix firmly rivet
affix name sign
affix attached at the end of a word suffix
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