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Affixes. Definition: a ‘part’ that is added to words, either at the beginning or at the end of the word, that changes/affects the meaning of the word Types of Affixes: prefix = added to beginning of word EX: im + possible  impossible = not possible suffix = added to ending of word

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affixes
Affixes
  • Definition:
    • a ‘part’ that is added to words, either at the beginning or at the end of the word, that changes/affects the meaning of the word
  • Types of Affixes:
    • prefix = added to beginning of word
        • EX: im + possible  impossible = not possible
    • suffix = added to ending of word
        • EX: pass + ed  passed = to have already gone past someone/something
prefixes
re = again

rewrite

pre = before

pre-order

trans = across

transatlantic

inter = in between

interstate

mis = not

misinterpret

semi = half

semifinals

con & com = with/together

conjoin, combine

contra = not allowed

contraband

counter = opposite

counterclockwise

anti = against

antifreeze

Prefixes that mean “not”

dis

disinterest

un

undone

in

incorrect

non

non-negotiable

im

impossible

il

illogical

Prefixes
special prefixes ir il im
Special prefixes: ir-, il-, im-
  • ir  will only go in front of words that begin with “r”
    • ex: ir + regular  irregular
  • il  will only go in front of words that begin with “l”
    • ex: il + legal  illegal
  • im  will only go in front of words that begin with “b, p, m”
    • ex: im + possible  impossible
    • ex: im + b
    • ex: im + mature  immature
special prefixes epi hyper over super under sub
Prefixes that mean ‘above’ or ‘over’

epi

ex: epidermis

hyper

ex: hyperactive

over

ex: overexposed

super

ex: supercede

Prefixes that mean ‘under’

under

ex: underwater

sub

ex: submarine

Special Prefixes: epi, hyper, over, superunder, sub
numerical prefixes
Numerical Prefixes
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