Greek Prefixes

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Greek Prefixes
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2012-04-27 18:32:09
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Greek prefixes for the final
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  1. dys-
    • bad, disordered, difficult, unlucky
    • dysentery, dysfunction
  2. ec-
    (ex-)
    • out, out of
    • eccentric, ecstasy, exodus
  3. en-
    (em-, el-)
    • in, into, on
    • energy, enthusiasm, emblem, emphasize, ellpitical
  4. endo-
    ento-
    (end-)
    (ent-)
    • within
    • endocrine, endogamy, endophyte, endamoeba
  5. epi-
    (ep-)
    • upon, to, in addition to, on top of, after, against, into
    • epidermic, epidermis, epode
  6. eu-
    (ev-)
    • good, well
    • eugenics, euphony, evangelist
  7. exo-
    ecto-
    • outside, external
    • exogamy, exotic, ectoparasite
  8. hyper-
    • over, excessive
    • hypercritical, hypersonic, hypertension
  9. hypo-
    (hyp-)
    • below, less than normal
    • hypodermic, hypothesis, hyphen
  10. meta-
    (met-)
    • after, changed, beyond, different
    • metabolism, metamorphosis, method
  11. para-
    (par-)
    • beside, disordered, wrong, contrary to, helpful to
    • paralysis, parasite, parenthesis, parody
  12. peri-
    • around, near
    • perimeter, periscope
  13. pro-
    • before, in front of
    • program, prologue
  14. pros-
    • to, toward, in addition to
    • proselyte, prosthetic
  15. syn-
    (sym-, syl-, sy-)
    • with, together
    • syndicate, synonym, synthetic, sympathy, symphony, syllable, systole, system
  16. palin-
    • backwards, again
    • palindrome, palinode
  17. a-
    an-
    • not, without
    • abyss, anodyne, anarchy, anemic
  18. amphi-
    • around, on both sides, both
    • amphitheater, amphibious
  19. ana-
    (an-)
    • up, back, again, wrong
    • analysis, anatomy, anode
  20. anti-
    (ant-)
    • against, opposite, in answer to
    • antiseptic, antiaircraft, antarctic, antagonist
  21. apo-
    (ap-)
    • from, off, away from
    • apology, apostle, aphelion
  22. cata-
    (cat-)
    • down, against, very, bad, completely
    • cataraet, catastrophe, cathode, catholic
  23. dia-
    (di-)
    • through, across, between, throughout
    • diameter, diagnosis, diocese

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