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There are two serious difficulties with this fourfold classification (isolating, prefixing, suffixing, symbolic).
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
The sex of the brute creation is most commonly denoted by prefixing the words Ibai, male, and Nzhai, female.
The subjunctive is made by prefixing the word kishpin, meaning if.
The Madrid papers, without prefixing his name with any slanderous adjectives, called him simply "the rebel chief Saldaa."
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
In this language, words are declined by changing the initial letters, or by prefixing an article with an apostrophe.
If an unmarried woman is signing a business letter, she should avoid confusion by prefixing (Miss) to her name.
BUSINESS ENGLISHROSE BUHLIG
The passive participle is formed by prefixing to the verb the inseparable particle ter-; as ter-pukul, struck; ter-tulis, written.
A MANUAL OF THE MALAY LANGUAGEWILLIAM EDWARD MAXWELL
From many verbs are formed verbal nouns by prefixing the particle pe- (peng, pem, pen, peny) to the radical.
A MANUAL OF THE MALAY LANGUAGEWILLIAM EDWARD MAXWELL
Be-adab, unmannerly, a compound adjective (Hindustani) formed by prefixing the privative particle be- to the noun adab.
A MANUAL OF THE MALAY LANGUAGEWILLIAM EDWARD MAXWELL
Into each Ennead I have gathered the books that treat of the same matter, in each case prefixing the most important ones.

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