FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • Partially borrowed from Latin dē- (from) in some cases; compare the inherited form de-.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

dé-

  1. used to make antonyms (similar to English prefixes un-, dis-)

Derived termsEdit

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IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PrefixEdit

dé-

  1. di-, bi-, duo-

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dé- dhé- ndé-
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "dé-" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “dé-” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.