Talk:ill-

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Not a prefix; cf. well-. ※ Raifʻhār Doremítzwr   〰 ··  〰  01:57, 14 February 2010 (UTC)

Delete. Not a prefix but an adverb. The hyphen is purely grammatical, as in "a badly-made chair". Equinox 18:10, 15 February 2010 (UTC)
Delete. Mglovesfun (talk) 23:20, 16 February 2010 (UTC)

RFD-failed.  — Raifʻhār Doremítzwr ~ (U · T · C) ~ 10:09, 19 March 2010 (UTC)


I see. I was not aware it had been previously reviewed. Also, I thought that the sense of 'bad' as in "ill-will", etc. might qualify it as a combining form/proto-prefix (if there is such a thing) since it is somewhat opaque and it seems likely that it could eventually evolve that way. Leasnam 21:51, 3 May 2010 (UTC)
It also assists when one is attempting to categorise and view all words containing ill-. I think that was my primary impetus in creating the entry, if I recall correctly. Leasnam 13:58, 5 May 2010 (UTC)