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Learning Prefixes and Suffixes

Knowing the Greek and Latin origins of a few prefixes and suffixes (start and endings mounted on words) can additionally assist us figure out this is of words. Ante, as an example, means before, of course we link bellum with belligerant to find out of the connection with war, we are going to understand that antebellum identifies the duration before war. (in america, the period that is antebellum our history ahead of the Civil War. )

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Prefixes showing amount
Meaning Prefixes in English Words
half semi annual, hemi sphere
one uni period, mon archy, mono train
two bi nary, bi monthly, di lemma, di chotomy
hundred cent ury, centi meter, hecto liter
thousand milli meter, kilo meter
Prefixes showing negation
without, no, perhaps perhaps maybe not a intimate, a nonymous, il legal, im ethical, in legitimate, ir reverent, un talented
perhaps maybe not, lack of, opposing, against non breakable, ant acid, anti pathy, contra dict
contrary to, complement to counter clockwise, counter weight
do the alternative of, eliminate, reduce de horn, de vitalize, de value
do the opposite of, deprive of dis establish, dis arm
wrongly, bad mis judge, mis deed
Prefixes showing time
before ante cedent, fore cast, pre cede, pro logue
after post war
again re write, re dundant
Prefixes showing way or place
above, over super vise, super erogatory
across, over trans port, trans late
below, under infra sonic, infra framework, sub terranean, hypo dermic
in the front of pro ceed, pre fix
behind re cede
out of ag e rupt, ex plicit, ec stasy
into in jection, im merse, en courage, em energy
around circum navigate, peri meter
with co exist, col loquy, com municate, con series, cor respond, sym pathy, syn chronize

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