A type of affix where a suprasegmental change (such as tone or stress) modifies an existing morphemes meaning.

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  • Suprafix — In linguistics, a suprafix is a type of affix where a suprasegmental change (such as tone or stress) modifies an existing morpheme s meaning. In many languages, they are used to differentiate between otherwise identical lexemes, but in some they… …   Wikipedia

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  • Initial-stress-derived noun — Initial stress derivation is a phonological process in English, wherein stress is moved to the first syllable of any of several dozen verbs when they become nouns or adjectives. This is called a suprafix in linguistics. It is gradually becoming… …   Wikipedia

  • Apophony — In linguistics, apophony (also ablaut, gradation, alternation, internal modification, stem modification, stem alternation, replacive morphology, stem mutation, internal inflection) is the alternation of sounds within a word that indicates… …   Wikipedia

  • Simulfix — In linguistics, a simulfix is a type of affix that changes one or more existing phonemes in order to modify the meaning of a morpheme.Examples of simulfixes in English are generally considered irregularities, all of which left over from… …   Wikipedia

  • Transfix — In linguistic morphology, a transfix is a discontinuous affix, which occurs at more than one position in a word. The prototypical example comes from the Semitic languages, where nearly all word derivation and inflection involves the… …   Wikipedia

  • Oriya morphology — Oriya ଓଡ଼ିଆ oṛiā Spoken in India Region Orissa Native speakers 33 million (20 …   Wikipedia

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