prefixes

[ noun pree-fiks; verb pree-fiks for 3, 4, 6; pree-fiks for 5 ]SEE DEFINITION OF prefixes

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The same signs are used as prefixes as in the previous list.

To the sound ou he prefixes an e (hard to exemplify otherwise than orally).

All verbs with these affixes may also occur with hi-(→) inserted after the prefixes.

He then acquires the title of Hadji, or Pilgrim, which he prefixes to his name.

Careful attention to prefixes and suffixes will enlarge the vocabulary.

Some of the most common of these prefixes have been mentioned on preceding pages.

The prefixes re- and ek- and the suffix -ad- are attached to verbs.

The student may at first wonder which of these three prefixes to use in a given case.

As regards relationship, it is the equivalent of the English prefixes "fore-," "great," or "grand."

In the examples given the numerical coefficients are attached as prefixes to the katun sign.