superfix
noun Etymology: super- + -fix (as in prefix) Date: circa 1948 a morpheme consisting of a pattern of stress, intonation, or juncture features that are associated with the syllables of a word or phrase (as the distinctive stress patterns of the noun subject and the verb subject)

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