-ma-

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English[edit]

Infix[edit]

-ma-

  1. (pharmacology) a shortened allomorph of the monoclonal antibody affix -mar-, used before the affixes -xi- and -zu- for ease of pronunciation
  2. (humorous) Adds ironic pseudo-sophistication to an existing word.
    education + -ma-edumacation
    alcohol + -ma-alcamahol

Usage notes[edit]

(Ironic pseudo-sophistication): Usually inserted after a trochaic foot.[1]

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Chichewa[edit]

Prefix[edit]

-ma-

  1. Forms the habitual aspect in verbs.