EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English āc (oak)

PrefixEdit

ac-

  1. Relating to an oak, used in place names.
Usage notesEdit
  • It is not part of the etymology of acorn.

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ac-

  1. (rarely productive) To; toward.
Usage notesEdit
  • alternate form of ad-
  • Used when the root word started with a "c", "k", or a "q".

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

from Latin ad-

PrefixEdit

ac-

  1. to, toward, near. Occurs when ad- is prefixed to a word beginning with the letter c (accedo, accepto, accessio etc.)
Last modified on 16 April 2014, at 16:01