EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin com (with), an archaic form of cum (with)

PrefixEdit

com-

  1. The form of con- used before b, m, and p

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

PrefixEdit

com-

  1. allomorph of con-

Usage notesEdit

Used before b, p, and m, and rarely before vowels.

ReferencesEdit

  • com- in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Middle EnglishEdit

PrefixEdit

com-

  1. Alternative form of con-

Usage notesEdit

  • This form of con- is used before labials (p, b, and m).

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *kom-.

PrefixEdit

com- (abbreviation ɔ, pretonic con-)

  1. with, con-, co-
  2. augment used instead of ro- in compounds of orcaid and a few other verbs
    as·ren (pays off) + ‎com- → ‎as·comren (has paid off)
    fris·ort (he/she offended) + ‎com- → ‎fris·comart (he/she has offended) (forms of fris·oirc (to offend))

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: comh-
  • Manx: co-
  • Scottish Gaelic: co-

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
com- chom- com-
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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