equ-

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • æqu- (rare, chiefly archaic)
  • aequ- (rare, chiefly archaic)
  • aequi-* (rare, chiefly archaic)
  • æqui-* (chiefly archaic)
  • equi-* (common standard spelling)
*Forms with -i-

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aequus (equal).

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

equ-

  1. Equal; balanced; identical.

Usage notes[edit]

Generally not productive, and instead found in words borrowed from Latin. Derived form equi- is productive, however: compare equangular with more common equiangular.

Derived terms[edit]