what is an affix ....is it the ending added to a root word
English - Writeacher, Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at 5:40pm
Prefixes are at the beginnings of words.
Suffixes are at the endings of words.
See the noun definition here. It could be either a suffix or a prefix.
english - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at 5:41pm
"6. Grammar. a bound inflectional or derivational element, as a prefix, infix, or suffix, added to a base or stem to form a fresh stem or a word, as -ed added to want to form wanted, or im- added to possible to form impossible."