Infixal vs Infix - What's the difference?

infixal | infix |

Infixal is a derived term of infix.


As a adjective infixal

is (of a word) that may be modified by the addition of an infix.

As a verb infix is

to set; to fasten or fix by piercing or thrusting in.

As a noun infix is

(linguistics) a morpheme inserted inside an existing word, such as in english this adds additional meaning or alters the meaning of the morpheme it is inserted into.

infixal

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (of a word) That may be modified by the addition of an infix.
  • (of a term) Taking the role of an infix.
  • infix

    English

    (wikipedia infix)

    Verb

    (es)
  • To set; to fasten or fix by piercing or thrusting in.
  • to infix a sting, spear, or dart
    (Shakespeare)
  • * Dryden
  • The fatal dart a ready passage found, / And deep within her heart infixed the wound.
  • To instill.
  • (linguistics) To insert a morpheme inside an existing word.
  • Noun

    (es)
  • (linguistics) A morpheme inserted inside an existing word, such as in English.
  • Coordinate terms

    * (affixes)

    Derived terms

    * infixal * infixation

    See also

    * postfix * (wikipedia "infix")

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