1. Verb.  (transitive) To instill.
  2. Verb.  (transitive, linguistics) To insert a morpheme inside an existing word.
  3. Noun.  (linguistics) A morpheme inserted inside an existing word, such as (term, -i-) and (term, -o-) in English. This adds additional meaning or alters the meaning of the morpheme it is inserted into.

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