circumfix

[ sur-kuhm-fiks ]
/ ˈsɜr kəmˌfɪks /
Grammar

noun

a prefix and a suffix attached to a root or stem, as the a and -ing in a-going.

verb (used with object)

to add a circumfix to.

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OTHER WORDS FROM circumfix

cir·cum·fix·a·tion, noun
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