Circumfixes in English: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following words makes use of a circumfix?

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What is the circumfix used in the following line?

'Here we come a-wand'ring'

2. Which of the following statements is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the quiz/worksheet combo to assess your understanding of circumfixes in English. The meaning of this term and an example of it are addressed on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to determine how much you know about:

  • Identifying a circumfix
  • The meaning of enquicken
  • Example of a circumfix

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how to identify a circumfix and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about an example of a circumfix
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on circumfixes in English

Additional Learning

Gain more information by using the lesson called Circumfixes in English: Definition & Examples. Some other topics you can analyze include:

  • Affixes
  • How circumfixes are structured
  • The purpose of a prefix