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Infixation

Infixation

Infixation is a morphological process whereby a bound morpheme attaches within a root or stem .

The kind of affix involved in this process is called an infix .

(Phillipines - Tagalog)

The focus marker -um- is a infix which is added after the first consonant of the root.

  • bili: root ‘buy’
  • -um-: infix ‘AGT’
  • bumili: word ‘bought’

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