afiksoido

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

afikso (affix) +‎ -oido (similarity suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /afiksoˈido/
  • Hyphenation: a‧fix‧so‧i‧do

Noun[edit]

afiksoido (accusative singular afiksoidon, plural afiksoidoj, accusative plural afiksoidojn)

  1. (grammar) a morpheme which resembles or is treated as an affix, but behaves as a root, in that its position within a word is predictable from Esperanto word-compounding rules (compare afikso)
    Among the official roots, the antaŭafiksoidoj are dis-, ek-, for-, mis-, re-, retro-; a few which derive from nouns (ĉef-, vir-), and prefixed prepositions
    Among the official roots, the postafiksoidoj are -ado, -aĵo, -eco, -ulo, -eg-, -et-, -um-, -ano, -aro, -ejo, -ero, -estro, -ido, -ilo, -ino, -ingo, -ismo, -isto, -ono, -ujo, -ebla, -ema, -enda, -inda, -obla, -ope, -igi, -iĝi, and the participial suffixes

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