See also: Infix

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from Middle English infixed (stuck in), from Latin infixus, past participle of infigere (to fasten in).

PronunciationEdit

Noun
  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈɪnfɪks/
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VerbEdit

infix (third-person singular simple present infixes, present participle infixing, simple past and past participle infixed)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To set; to fasten or fix by piercing or thrusting in.
    to infix a sting, spear, or dart
  2. (transitive) To instill.
  3. (transitive, linguistics) To insert a morpheme inside an existing word.

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NounEdit

infix (plural infixes)

  1. (linguistics) A morpheme inserted inside an existing word, such as -bloody- in English.
  2. (linguistics, proscribed) A morpheme that always appears between other morphemes in a word, such as -i- and -o- in English (i.e. an interfix).

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CatalanEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin īnfixus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

infix m (plural infixos)

  1. (linguistics) infix

Old OccitanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

infix (feminine infixa)

  1. stuck, broken

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French infixe, from Latin infixus.

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NounEdit

infix n (plural infixe)

  1. infix

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SwedishEdit

 
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NounEdit

infix n

  1. (linguistics) infix