affixation

Definitions of affixation
1

n the act of attaching or affixing something

Synonyms:
attachment
Types:
graft, grafting
the act of grafting something onto something else
Type of:
combination, combining, compounding
the act of combining things to form a new whole

n formation of a word by means of an affix

Types:
prefixation
formation of a word by means of a prefix
suffixation
formation of a word by means of a suffix
Type of:
formation
creation by mental activity

n the result of adding an affix to a root word

Type of:
morphology, sound structure, syllable structure, word structure
the admissible arrangement of sounds in words

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