Questions tagged [affixes]

For all questions about the use and meaning of affixes, i.e. prefixes and suffixes.

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When is the prefix ne- and when is it mal-?

The meanings of adjectives can be altered by adding a prefix. Most people know that mal- makes opposites, but the meaning of ne- is a bit more vague. How should I know when to use ne- instead of mal-? ...
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Is the "ge-" prefix in "gefratoj" necessary?

I was trying to translate the name of the game Smash Brothers into Esperanto. The best name I could find is Frakas-Gefratoj, but the ge- prefix feels clunky. I am wondering if I could remove it in ...