em-

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English[edit]

Prefix[edit]

em-

  1. The form taken by en- as it assimilates place of articulation before labial consonants (b, m and p).

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French[edit]

Prefix[edit]

em-

  1. em- (form of en- before b, m or p)

Zulu[edit]

Prefix[edit]

em- (adjective concord)

  1. Class 9 adjective concord.

Usage notes[edit]

The form em- is used before stems beginning with a labial consonant (m, b or p); en- is used in other cases.

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