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Infix

 

an affix, inserted within the stem in word formation or word inflection. The infix is an important means of affixation in the Indonesian languages, for example: in Tagalog s-um-ulat (“to write”) and s-in-ulat (“was written”) are derived from sulat (“writing”). The so-called nasal infix in Indo-European languages—in Latin, vic-i (“I conquered”) and vi-n-co (“I am conquering”)—is of a more debatable nature, since it does not have a definite meaning. Russian has alternations that originated in the Indo-European nasal infix: Russian lech’—liagu (“to lie”— “I’ll lie”) and sest’—siadu (“to sit”—“I’ll sit”) from Indo-European leg-ti—le-n-g-ō and sed-ti—se-n-d-ō.

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Example: In our case study, this pattern was found by performing the infix traversing of the Organization actor (Figure 1).
For an analysis of the positioning of the infix, see Yu 2007.
The advantages of the InFix system are that it has a large surface area for bone graft and the components fit anatomically within the disc space," said Richard Guyer, M.
The form without infix supposedly refers to the nearer object, while the form with -li refers to the more remote one when two objects are compared (Wright 1898: 267).
As seen in (6), the form is a complex one, including an addressee honorific infix (-sup-), together with both the indicative (-ni-) and declarative (-ta) markers.
ICEsoft Technologies (formerly InFix Group) is the leading global licenser of Java-based browser technology.
In other words, t (or ta) is no more an infix than u is an infix in purs or ma is a prefix in mapras.
Patent and Trademark Office has issued a key patent related to the Company's InFix device for interbody Fusion: patent number 6,045,579, titled "Adjustable Height Fusion Device".
inanimate -b- and a case infix, locative -a- (*b + a > ba-) and locative-terminative -e- (*b + i > bi-), respectively, na- contains the pronominal element of the 3rd sg.
We can compare the actor-focus prefix mag- with another productive actor-focus verbalizer, the infix -um-.
A modular system built within the disc space, the InFix is a stand-alone device that is inserted through an anterior approach.