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Afiche and Af­fix

The Span­ish for “poster”, afiche, comes from the Latin figere, mean­ing, “to fas­ten”. From that same root, we get the Eng­lish af­fix — and we can see that clear­ly, as the a‑f-ch of afiche maps clear­ly to the a‑f-x of af­fix.

More dis­tant­ly, from the orig­i­nal Latin root figere, we get the Eng­lish… fix. You can see the Latin root f‑g map to the Eng­lish f‑x as well!

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