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Definition of the noun affixation
What does affixation mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: affixations
- the result of adding an affix to a root word
- formation of a word by means of an affix
- the act of attaching or affixing something
Alternative definition of the noun affixation
- The addition of an affix to a word
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Morphology in English (2011)
Word Formation in Cognitive Grammar by Zeki Hamawand
Affixation is the morphological process of deriving a new word by adding an affix, namely a bound morpheme, to a root or base. For example, the verb endear is formed by adding the affix en- to the adjective dear. Affixes are ...
Syntax within the Word (2009)
Economy, allomorphy, and argument selection in Distributed Morphology by Daniel Siddiqi
The difference between the phrases that undergo compounding and those that undergo affixation is the difference of labeling in the syntax proper (before spellout). In particular, what will become compounds after spellout are dominated by a ...
by Jan Don
Although undoubtedly affixation is the most common way for languages to spell out inflectional properties, affixes do not seem to be the only possible exponents. Take, for example, the past ...
The Mid-Pacific Magazine (1921)
Affixation is the agglutination to a stem-word of one or more affixes ...
A Grammar of Maonan (2008)
by Tian Qiao Lu
Affixation is a morphological operation where bound morphemes are attached to the stems (Payne 1997:30). The criteria of distinguishing an affix and a free morpheme are twofold, that is, (a) lexical meaning or grammatical meaning, which is ...
Bloomsbury Grammar Guide (2007)
Grammar Made Easy by Gordon Jarvie
Affixation is the general name for the fixing ofsomething in front ofa word or base (when it is called a prefix), or after a word or base (when it is called a suffix). Affixation is by far the most prolific and enduring form of English word formation.
by Bernard Spolsky, Francis M. Hult
Affixation is an excellent area of investigation for the additional modality-specific attributes. Both linear and non-linear affixation types have been identified in spoken languages in broad terms. English can be described as predominantly linear ...
The Frameworks of English (2013)
Introducing Language Structures by Kim Ballard
Affixation is the process by which bound morphemes (other than roots) are added to bases, either word-initially or word-finally, to form new words. A bound morpheme which is added in this way is an affix. An affix which occurs word- initially is ...
by Gabriela Bara
Affixation is a word-formation strategy, which includes prefixation and suffixation. Prefixes can be added to bases of more than one word class. Although there are exceptions, the majority of prefixes are class-maintaining, in that they change ...
by Hadumod Bussmann
syntactic affixation 471 connotative (=> connotation) semantic elements. In the narrow interpretation of this operational definition and in its restriction to a specific linguistic system, it appears that the concept of linguistic economy eliminates, ...
A Dictionary of Stylistics (2014)
by Katie Wales
AFFIX; AFFIXATION but more particularly in the mental operations involved in the process of reading, and so anticipating developments in cognitive poetics. (3) By some linguists the term affective meaning refers to the emotional associations ...
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Scrabble value of A1F4F4I1X8A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 10-letter word is 23 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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