circumfix


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cir·cum·fix

 (sûr′kəm-fĭks′)
n.
An affix consisting of a prefix and a suffix, such as the progressive present marker a- ... -ing in dialectal English I'm a-going or the past participle marker y- ... -t in archaic English yclept.
tr.v. cir·cum·fixed, cir·cum·fix·ing, cir·cum·fix·es
To add as a circumfix.
Translations
Zirkumfix
circonfixe
接周辞
circumfigerencircumfix
cirkumfix
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has ge-hab-t as the past participle of haben with a circumfix around the basis -hab- which never stands alone, except perhaps in the imperative that in fusional languages often represents the uninflected form.
These include the prefix ("un-"), suffix ("-ment," "-ly"), circumfix (Ger.
Conceptually, this would not seem very reasonable, but still, could it be that the abstract noun is the result of the application of a circumfix ke- .