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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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All were treated by the ATLS protocol, pelvic INFIX device, and laparotomy with control of the vessels to the lower limbs when indicated.
The conversion of the infix expression to the reverse Polish form, clearly brings considerable simplification.
Example: Sildenafil has a suffix "-afil" which is class characteristic of PDE-5 inhibitors, an infix "den" that indicates that sildenafil and verdenafil have similar action.
The two compounds kutub me/a and nurexu(a respectively are with and without the infix -e-.
Equality is available in the form of the infix function = of type a [right arrow] a [right arrow] bool.
In Step 2, the query processor transforms the infix expressions to postfix expressions thereby eliminating the need for operator and bracketing priorities.
It seems to not to be further analyzable, into a root * gru and a suffix -b, let alone a root * gu which is enlarged through an infix -r- and a suffix -b.
Iceni Technology Ltd, a UK-based software developer, has announced the launch of Infix 2, an upgrade to its PDF word processor.
The glossary contains some definitions that are perhaps a bit loose: for example, the definition of 'infix' is 'an affix that surfaces within a word' when surely it would be better put as 'an affix that surfaces within a morpheme'.
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This -ma- is also an infix. In English, the infix (also known as the quiet but foul-mouthed sibling of the prefix and suffix) is most often used with obscenities, like fan-fucking-tastic and absogoddamnlutely.