Greek Prefixes

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Greek Prefixes
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2011-03-09 10:45:27
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English Prefixes of Greek Origin
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  1. a-, an-
    • without
    • abyss, anarchy
  2. amphi-
    • around
    • amphibious, amphitheater
  3. ana-
    • up, back
    • analyze, anatomy
  4. anti-, ant-
    • against
    • antipathy, antagonist
  5. apo-
    • from
    • apostle, apostrophe
  6. cata-, cat-, cath-
    • down
    • catastrophe, category, cathedral
  7. dis-, di-
    • twice
    • dissyllable, diphthong
  8. dia-
    • through
    • diagonal, diameter
  9. dys-
    • ill, bad
    • dysentery, dyspepsia
  10. ec-, ex-
    • from
    • eccentric, exodus
  11. en-, em-
    • in
    • energy, emphasis
  12. epi-, ep-
    • upon
    • epidemic, epoch
  13. eu-, ev-
    • well
    • eulogy, evangelist
  14. hemi-
    • half
    • hemisphere
  15. hypo-
    • under
    • hypotenuse, hypothesis
  16. hyper-
    • above, overly
    • hyperbole, hypercritical
  17. meta-
    • after
    • metamorphosis, metaphor
  18. para-, par-
    • beside
    • paraphrase, parallel
  19. peri-
    • around
    • perimeter, periphery
  20. pro-
    • before
    • problem, prologue
  21. syn-, syl-, sym-, sy-
    • together
    • synopsis, syllable, symmetry, system

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