Last modified on 26 October 2014, at 08:45

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Latin preposition (of, from), which is often attached directly to the beginnings of other Latin words.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

de-

  1. Meaning reversal, undoing or removing.
    decouple
    de-ice
  2. Intensifying.
    decomplex
    denumerate
  3. Meaning from, off.
    detrain

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

TranslationsEdit

NOTE: Words using the prefix de- do not necessarily use the prefixes given here when translated. See individual words for more accurate translations.


DutchEdit

PrefixEdit

de-

  1. de-

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English de-, from Latin (of, from).

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

de-

  1. (obsolete) de- (reversal, undoing or removing)
    deaktifkan (deactivate)

SynonymsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin dis-.

PrefixEdit

de-

  1. Alternative form of des-
  2. indicating that an action is done more strongly or more vigorously
    brisier (to break) →‎ debrisier (to break)

West Coast BajauEdit

PrefixEdit

de-

  1. (cardinal) one