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Etymology

From Mediaeval Latin (1533) affixare, frequentative of [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] affigere (past participle affixus), from ad- + figere.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
affix

Plural
es

affix (es)
  1. That which is affixed; an appendage.
  2. (linguistics) A bound morpheme added to a word’s stem; formerly applied only to suffixes (also called postfixes), the term as now used comprises prefixes, suffixes, infixes, circumfixes, and suprafixes.
  3. (mathematics) The complex number <math>a+bi</math> associated to the point in the Gauss Plane with coordinates <math>(a,b)</math>.

Translations

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See also

  • (types of affixes): ambifix, circumfix, confix, infix, interfix, prefix, suffix, suprafix
  • postfix

Verb

Infinitive
to affix

Third person singular
affix

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to affix (third-person singular simple present affix, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To attach.

Translations


Dutch

Etymology

From Mediaeval Latin (1533) affixare, frequentative of [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:nl:Template:lang:la derivations]] affigere (past participle affixus), from ad- + figere.

Noun

affix n. (plural affixen, diminutive affixje)

  1. Affix (linguistics and mathematics)

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