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affix

(a′fiks″) [L. affixus, fastened to]
An element attached to a word that alters its meaning, e.g., a prefix or a suffix.
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In Haribans, too, converbs are expressed by the affixation of -i in consonant- ending verb stems and -e in vowel-ending verb stems in general.
In this play, converbs are expressed most generally by an affixation of -i and kae.