Example sentences for: affixes

How can you use “affixes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Silent in English occurs in many affixes of Latin and French origin such as, for instance, -able, -age, -ance, -ate and -ative, and is therefore statistically associated with words originating from these languages.

  • Thus, we can see at a glance that, for example, the highest mortality again appeared in the new noun compounds, where 28% of the deletions were noun compounds, whereas the only variant form was tabbouli . The deletions consisted of 134 nouns, 16 adjectives, 12 verbs, and 2 affixes.

  • It describes in spirit, at least, how neomorphemes like -athon, -tigue, -burger, -(a)teria, -alator, -ercize/-icize, -ician, -aholic, -on, -capade, -cade, -alyzer, -gate, heli-, docu- have become affixes.

  • All you need is a course in English vocabulary which, among other things, explains Latin stems and affixes relevant to English.

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