miss-

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German mis-, misse-, from Old High German missa-.

Pronunciation[edit]

When combined with verbs, the prefix is usually stressed:

When combined with nouns and adjectives, the stress lies usually on the stem:

Prefix[edit]

miss-

  1. a nominal, adjectival and inseparable verbal prefix that negates the meaning of its stem or turns it to the worse
    Misserfolg, missverständlich, missachten

Derived terms[edit]