• Sadia Kanwal PhD Scholar, Department of Urdu Language and Literature, National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad.
  • Dr Abid Hussain Sial Associate Professor, Department of Urdu Language and Literature, National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad.
Keywords: Grammar, Derivation, Inflection, Word formation, Coinage Affixation, Prefix, Suffix, Infix, Negative affixes, Rational Affixes, Evaluative affixes, Quantitative affixes


Language is connected to the speaker and words are part of public speaking. The speakers of these words have no idea of their linguistic history. With the passage of time, the forms, appearances, spellings, and meanings of the word change. Old words become absolute and new words are added to the language. The Descriptive qualitative method was used to analyze the data. The proposed research article enlightens the concept of language growth and one of its practical cases affixation. Affixation is assessed in two ways; inflectional affixation and derivational affixation. Affixation, which is the process of word formation, has four ways of forming words including prefixes, suffixes, infixes, and circumfixes.


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How to Cite
Sadia Kanwal, and Dr Abid Hussain Sial. 2023. “EXPANSION OF LANGUAGE AND AFFIXATION”. Tasdiqتصدیق۔ 4 (2), 275-82. https://doi.org/10.56276/tasdiq.v4i2.115.