Definition of Affix. Meaning of Affix. Synonyms of Affix

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Definition of Affix

Affix
Affix Af"fix, n.; pl. Affixes. [L. affixus, p. p. of affigere: cf. F. affixe.] That which is affixed; an appendage; esp. one or more letters or syllables added at the end of a word; a suffix; a postfix.

Meaning of Affix from wikipedia

- In linguistics, an affix is a morpheme that is attached to a word stem to form a new word or word form. Affixes may be derivational, like English -ness...
- In linguistics, a possessive affix (from Latin: affixum possessivum) is an affix (usually suffix or prefix) attached to a noun to indicate its possessor...
- is an affix inserted inside a word stem (an existing word or the core of a family of words). It contrasts with adfix, a rare term for an affix attached...
- An Affixing Machine is a machine that affixes postage stamps to an envelope, postcard or wrapper. Affixing machines first appeared in the 1850s but were...
- morphology often involves the addition of a derivational suffix or other affix. Such an affix usually applies to words of one lexical category (part of speech)...
- Family name affixes are a clue for surname etymology and can sometimes determine the ethnic origin of a person. This is a partial list of affixes. A – (Romanian)...
- An affix grammar is a kind of formal grammar; it is used to describe the syntax of languages, mainly computer languages, using an approach based on how...
- In linguistics, the affix grammars over a finite lattice (AGFL) formalism is a notation for context-free grammars with finite set-valued features, acceptable...
- affix) in IUPAC nomenclature indicates how many particular atoms or functional groups are attached at a particular point in a molecule. The affixes are...
- A prefix is an affix which is placed before the stem of a word. Adding it to the beginning of one word changes it into another word. For example, when...