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circumfixation

cir·cum·fix
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sur-kuh m-fiks]
    • /ˈsɜr kəmˌfɪks/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sur-kuh m-fiks]
    • /ˈsɜr kəmˌfɪks/

Definitions of circumfixation word

  • noun circumfixation a prefix and a suffix attached to a root or stem, as the a and -ing in a-going. 1
  • verb with object circumfixation to add a circumfix to. 1
  • noun circumfixation The morphological phenomenon circumfixing. 0

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Parts of speech for Circumfixation

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

circumfixation popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 67% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

circumfixation usage trend in Literature

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