semi-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin semi- ‎(half).

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semi-

  1. half
  2. partial, incomplete
  3. somewhat, rather, quasi-
    • 1994, Eric Bogosian, Pounding nails in the floor with my forehead
      Nothing like a nice hot ethnic dish before you go to see that semi-expensive, semi-meaningful Off-Broadway show.

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French[edit]

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semi-

  1. semi-, demi-, half-

Italian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

semi-

  1. semi-, demi-, half-

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *semi-. Cognates include Sanskrit समि ‎(sami), Ancient Greek ἡμι- ‎(hēmi-), and Old High German sami-.

Pronunciation[edit]

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semi-

  1. half

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • semi-” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

Portuguese[edit]

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semi-

  1. semi- (half)
  2. semi- (partially)

Spanish[edit]

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Prefix[edit]

semi-

  1. semi- (half)
  2. semi- (partially)