des-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Old French des-, from Latin dis-.

Prefix[edit]

des-

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

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Dutch[edit]

Prefix[edit]

des-

  1. des-
  2. dis-



Ido[edit]

Prefix[edit]

des-

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

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Prefix[edit]

des-

  1. de-; dis-

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Middle French[edit]

Prefix[edit]

des-

  1. de-; dis-

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French des-, from Latin dis-.

Prefix[edit]

des-

  1. dis-

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Occitan[edit]

Prefix[edit]

des-

  1. de-; dis-

Old French[edit]

Prefix[edit]

des-

  1. de-; dis-

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese des-, from Latin dis-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

des-

  1. un-; de-; dis- (forms verbs indicating the reversal of the prefixed verb)
    des- + ‎ligar ‎(to turn on) → ‎desligar ‎(to turn off)
  2. un- (forms nouns indicating the lack or opposite of the prefixed noun)
    des- + ‎amor ‎(love) → ‎desamor ‎(disdain)
  3. Misspelling of dis-.

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Romanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dis-.

Yes[edit]

des-

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

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dis-.

Prefix[edit]

des-

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

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