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Definition of "infixation" [infixation]

  • Word-formation involving an infix or infixes; adding an infix to a word. (noun)
  • The state or quality of being infixed. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "infixation" in a sentence
  • "Without laryngeals, it should be already clear to a knowledgeable linguist that many languages simplify stems in oblique case forms without the need to appeal to arcane infixation of one 'miracle phoneme' or another."
  • "It may be that this putative prosodic breathy voice played a (limited) morphological role analogous to ablaut or n-infixation, explaining to some extent the apparent voiceless/voiced ("aspirated") root doublets."
  • "First assuming a consonantal *o, then assuming an infixation of this consonantal *o as a derivation."
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