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    Talking infix

    -Ful is an infix in Englishh. How would it attach to a morpheme like hope? What would the entrie word look like?

    My answer is Hopefully,hopeful and hopefulness.
    Is it correct?

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    Re: infix

    Quote Originally Posted by Phaki086 View Post
    -Ful is an infix in Englishh. How would it attach to a morpheme like hope? What would the entrie word look like?

    My answer is Hopefully,hopeful and hopefulness.
    Is it correct?

    thank you,
    Phaki
    Who told you 'ful' was an infix? Infixes are very uncommon in English, and I can't think of any way to infix 'ful' into a morpheme.
    'Hopely' and 'hopeness' are not morphemes. Adding one suffix to a word that already has a suffix doesn't make the first suffix an infix.
    So hopefulness has one base morpheme and two suffixes, but no infixes.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infix

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    Red face Re: infix

    It was from the file that I read. http://www.fallobst.de/linguistics/l..._formation.pdf

    Thank you Raymott.

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    Re: infix

    The file says that it is not an infix and that English "really has no infixes". The phrase allows for things like fan-bloody-tastic while presenting a fair picture.

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