Definition of Afformative. Meaning of Afformative. Synonyms of Afformative

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Definition of Afformative

Afformative
Afformative Af*form"a*tive, n. An affix.

Meaning of Afformative from wikipedia

- Particularly in the study of Semitic languages, suffixes are called afformatives, as they can alter the form of the words. In Indo-European studies, a...
- masculine is the unmarked form from which others are derived by addition of afformatives (and preformatives in the imperfect). In the chart below (on the root...
- the construct state they are /-ū/ and /-ī/ respectively. The female afformative plural is /-āt/ with a case marker probably following the /-t/, giving...
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