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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 the case of pleonastic affixation (Gardani 2015; Dressler et al.
Our work focuses on affixation and not on compounding, although many authors emphasize compounds as more interesting in psycholinguistic studies than affixed words (cf.
Without arguing these aspects, we consider that affixation and its limits are also challenging aspects for psycholinguistics and linguistics.
This paper aims to analyse the syntagmatic extension of multiple affixation involving four suffixes that work on contemporary Portuguese productive patterns (Rio--Torto et al.
b) Are these words structurally well--formed--that is, do the different affixation procedures obey structural constraints of Portuguese word--formation (section 4)?
A few instances of -e affixation expressing the role of the converb are also evident in the Kirttilata: dhae 'having run' (Saksena 1935/65: 62) dekhae 'having shown' (Saksena 1935/65: 66)
In Goraksavijaya-nataka, too, the converb is expressed by the affixation of- i, e.g.
In Padavali, too, the converb is most commonly expressed by the affixation of -i, e.g.
In Govindadasa's songs, too, the converb is most commonly expressed by the affixation of -i: benuka phuka dhuka madananala kula indhanahi pajari (5) 'having added fire' sarabasa lae palatali puna bindhala ramgini bamka nihari (20) 'having taken away' 'having gazed' sahacara meli calali jaba sundari kalindi karae sanana (21) 'having gathered/accompanied' bhitaka cita bhujaga heri je dhani camaki-camaki ghana kapa (41) 'having seen' 'having been astonished' bidagadha madhava anubhava jani ...