mis-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English mys-, mis-, from Old English mis- (mis-), from Proto-Germanic *missa- (wrongly, badly, mis-), from the adjective *missaz (whence also miss), from Proto-Indo-European *mitˢtós (mutual, reciprocal), from *meyt(h₂)- (to replace, switch, exchange, swap), extended from the root *mey- (to change).

Cognate with Scots mis- (mis-), Dutch mis- (mis-), German miss-, mis- (mis-), Danish mis- (mis-), Swedish mis- (mis-), Icelandic mis- (mis-). Compare also French més-, mé- (mis-), from Old French mes- (mis-), from Frankish *mis-, *missa- (mis-), from the same Proto-Germanic source above.

Prefix[edit]

mis-

  1. bad or wrong; badly or wrongly
    Synonym: mal-
    1. incorrectly
      Synonyms: para-, dis-, dys-, mal-
  2. to fail or failure
    Synonyms: dis-, dys-
    miscarriage (to fail to carry a pregnancy to term), misacknowledge
  3. unintentionally, accidentally, mistakenly
    Synonym: mal-
    I misdeleted my file yesterday and had to have it restored.
  4. false, falsely
    Synonym: pseudo-

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Translations[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • mis-”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.

Anagrams[edit]

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from English mis-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

mis-

  1. mis- (erroneous)
    Synonym: dez-
    mis- + ‎koncepce → ‎miskoncepce

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mis-

Prefix[edit]

mis-

  1. mis-; bad, wrong, erroneous

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

    From Middle Dutch mis-, from Old Dutch mis-, from Proto-Germanic *missa-.[1]

    Cognate with Old English mis- and German miss-.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • (file)

    Prefix[edit]

    mis-

    1. mis-

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    References[edit]

    1. ^ J. de Vries & F. de Tollenaere, "Etymologisch Woordenboek", Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, Utrecht, 1986 (14de druk)

    Esperanto[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    Borrowed from Ido mis-.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • IPA(key): [mis]
    • Hyphenation: mis

    Prefix[edit]

    mis-

    1. Wrong, erroneous.
      mis- + ‎kompreni (understand) → ‎miskompreni (misunderstand)
      mis- + ‎paroli (to speak) → ‎misparoli (misspeak)

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    Faroese[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Old Norse mis-, from Proto-Germanic *missa- (wrongly, badly), from Proto-Indo-European *mitto (mutual, reciprocal), from Proto-Indo-European *meyt- (to replace, switch, exchange, swap).

    Prefix[edit]

    mis-

    1. mis-, wrong, erroneous

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    Icelandic[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Old Norse mis- (mis-), from Proto-Germanic *missa- (wrongly, badly), from Proto-Indo-European *mitto (mutual, reciprocal), from Proto-Indo-European *meyt- (to replace, switch, exchange, swap).

    Prefix[edit]

    mis-

    1. mis-, wrong, erroneous.

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    Ido[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    Borrowed from English mis-, from Proto-Germanic *missa-.

    Prefix[edit]

    mis-

    1. mis-, wrong, erroneous.
      uzar (to use)misuzar (to misuse).

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    Italian[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    Probably a confluence of Latin minus and Old High German missa-.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • IPA(key): /mis/
      • Hyphenation: mis-
    • IPA(key): /miz/ (before vowels and voiced consonants)

    Prefix[edit]

    mis-

    1. used to express negation; not, un-
      mis- + ‎credere (to believe) → ‎miscredere (to disbelieve)
    2. used to form pejoratives
      mis- + ‎fatto (fact; deed) → ‎misfatto (misdeed)

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    Middle English[edit]

    Prefix[edit]

    mis-

    1. Alternative form of mys-

    Old English[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Proto-Germanic *missa-. Akin to Old English missan (to miss).

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • IPA(key): /ˈmis/ (as a nominal prefix)
    • IPA(key): /mis/ (as a verbal prefix)

    Prefix[edit]

    mis-

    1. bad, badly, wrong, wrongly
    2. lack or failure

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    Descendants[edit]

    • Middle English: mys-, mes-, mis-
      • English: mis-
      • Scots: mis-

    Old Norse[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Proto-Germanic *missa- (wrongly, badly), from Proto-Indo-European *mitto (mutual, reciprocal), from Proto-Indo-European *meyt- (to replace, switch, exchange, swap).

    Prefix[edit]

    mis-

    1. mis-, wrong, erroneous

    Derived terms[edit]

    Kategori Old Norse terms prefixed with mis- tidak ditemukan