des-

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English[edit]

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des-

  1. Earlier and now almost obsolete form of dis- implying reversal of sense of succeeding word.

Dutch[edit]

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des-

  1. des-
  2. dis-

Ido[edit]

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des-

  1. Expresses the opposite of the root word.
    honoro (honor) → deshonoro (dishonor)

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Luxembourgish[edit]

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des-

  1. de-; dis-

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Middle French[edit]

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des-

  1. de-; dis-

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French des-, from Latin dis-.

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des-

  1. dis-

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Occitan[edit]

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des-

  1. de-; dis-

Old French[edit]

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des-

  1. de-; dis-

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dis-.

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des-

  1. dis-; indicative of a negative.
    ligar (to turn on) → desligar (to turn off)

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Romanian[edit]

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From Latin dis-.

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des-

  1. dis-, de-
    face (to do) →‎ desface (to undo)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dis-.

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des-

  1. dis-; indicative of a negative.
    colgar (to hang up (a phone)) → descolgar (to pick up (a phone))

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