di-

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek δίς (dis, twice).

Prefix[edit]

di-

  1. Meaning two, twice, or double.
    dioxide
  2. An occasionally used form of dis-.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek δία (dia, through).

Prefix[edit]

di-

  1. A form of dia- before a vowel.
    diactinic
    dielectric

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δίς (dis, twice).

Prefix[edit]

di-

  1. di-

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δίς (dis, twice).

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

di-

  1. Meaning two, twice, or double.
    dioxide

Indonesian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

di-

Making passive verb

Example:

  • Makan (to eat) -- dimakan (to be eaten)
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Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

di-

  1. patient focus, frequently but erroneously called "passive voice", for OVA word order.
    Pintu itu dibuka olehnya.
    That door was opened by him.

Old Irish[edit]

Prefix[edit]

di-

  1. of, from

Usage notes[edit]

Generally appears as do- in pretonic position, thus being merged with to- in that position.

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Portuguese[edit]

Prefix[edit]

di-

  1. di- (two, twice or double)

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Prefix[edit]

di-

  1. de-
  2. dis-

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δίς (dis, twice).

Prefix[edit]

di-

  1. di-

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Category Spanish words prefixed with di- not found

Welsh[edit]

Prefix[edit]

di-

  1. a-, -less

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