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fise-
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The prefix fise- creates nouns from other nouns. The prefix derives from the Latin word viceinstead of. A derivation with fise- refers to persons who serve as a substitute for the person who is named by the base form. An example is presidintpresident > fise-presidintvice-president.

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[+] General properties

The prefix fise- can be traced back to the Latin word viceinstead of. Nevertheless, the prefix is not restricted to the non-native stratum.

A derivation with fise- refers to persons who serves as a substitute for the person named by the base form, or more generally, the person who is next lower in ranking. Examples of derivations with fise- are listed below:

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Base form Derivation
presidintpresident fise-presidintvice-president
foarsitterchairman fise-foarsittervice-chairman
admiraaladmiral fise-admiraalvice-admiral
Orthographically, there is always a hyphen between the prefix and the base.

[+] Phonological properties

The prefix is pronounced as [fizə]. The stress is always on the prefix, for examples as in FISE-presidintvice-president.

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This topic is based on Hoekstra (1998:67).

References:
  • Hoekstra, Jarich1998Fryske wurdfoarmingLjouwertFryske Akademy
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