circumfix
Pronunciation
    • (British) IPA: /ˈsəːkəmfɪks/
    • (America) IPA: /ˈsɚkəmfɪks/
    • (RP) IPA: /səːkəmˈfɪks/
    • (America) IPA: /sɚkəmˈfɪks/
Noun

circumfix (plural circumfixes)

  1. (grammar) An affix containing both a prefixing and a suffixing element existing as a single morphological unit.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: circonfixe
  • German: Zirkumfix
  • Italian: circonfisso
  • Portuguese: circunfixo
  • Russian: циркумфи́кс
  • Spanish: circunfijo
Verb

circumfix (circumfixes, present participle circumfixing; past and past participle circumfixed)

  1. (grammar) Affix a circumfix to (a word).



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