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Affixation

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gemmalesley's version from 2017-05-13 10:50

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Derivationaddition of affixes to a base; grace -> graceful
Conversionchange of word class without changing the word; drive -> drive
Compoundingaddition of one word to another; tea pot
More productive affixan affix which is used more often; dis-
Negative prefixthe negative/opposite of the word; dis-obey, in-complete
Reversative/privativereverse an action; de-, dis-
Pejorativebad; mal-treat
Prefix of degreemeasurement of base word; arch-bishop, mini-skirt
Prefix of orientationshowing attitude/viewpoints; counter-productive
Locativelocation; inter-national
Time & orderex-, post-, pre-, re- (time, order)
Numbermulti-, mono-, uni
How is a suffix classified?according to the new word category it creates
Denominalfrom a noun base
Deverbalfrom a verb base
De-adjectivalfrom an adjective base
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