circumfix

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From circum- +‎ -fix.

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circumfix (plural circumfixes)

  1. (grammar) An affix containing both a prefixing and a suffixing element existing as a single morphological unit.
    Synonyms: ambifix, confix

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circumfix (third-person singular simple present circumfixes, present participle circumfixing, simple past and past participle circumfixed)

  1. (grammar) Affix a circumfix to (a word).

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪrkʏmˌfɪks/
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  • Hyphenation: cir‧cum‧fix

NounEdit

circumfix n (plural circumfixen, diminutive circumfixje n)

  1. (grammar) circumfix