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noun as in an addition

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The simplest is to avoid prefixes altogether, specifying “every other month” or “twice a week” and so forth.

In its conjugations, the pronouns are incorporated with the verb, either as prefixes or suffixes.

Great emphasis is laid on prefixes and suffixes, the origin of words, and pronunciation.

For fuller explanation in such cases the student is referred to the list of Prefixes and Suffixes in the Appendix.

We have already seen that Hebrew prefixes its pronominal elements in certain cases, suffixes them in others.

It is not always, however, that we can clearly set off the suffixes of a language as a group against its prefixes.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prefixes, such as: adjunct, and affix.

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