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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French des-, from Latin dis-.

PrefixEdit

des-

  1. Obsolete form of dis-. (reversal of sense of succeeding word)
  2. (organic chemistry) removal of a group from a molecule

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AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

IdoEdit

PrefixEdit

des-

  1. Expresses the opposite of the root word.
    honoro (honor)deshonoro (dishonor)

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LuxembourgishEdit

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French des-.

PrefixEdit

des-

  1. de-; dis-

DescendantsEdit


NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French des-, from Latin dis-.

PrefixEdit

des-

  1. dis-

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OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan des-, from Latin dis-.

PrefixEdit

des-

  1. de-; dis-

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dis-.

PrefixEdit

des-

  1. de-; dis-

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese des-, from Latin dis-, from Proto-Indo-European *dwís.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

des-

  1. un-; de-; dis- (forms verbs indicating the reversal of the prefixed verb)
    des- + ‎ligar (to turn on) → ‎desligar (to turn off)
  2. un- (forms nouns indicating the lack or opposite of the prefixed noun)
    des- + ‎amor (love) → ‎desamor (disdain)
  3. Misspelling of dis-.

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RomanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dis-, from Proto-Indo-European *dwís.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

des-

  1. dis-, de-
    face (to do) →‎ desface (to undo)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish des-, from Latin dis-, from Proto-Indo-European *dwís.

PrefixEdit

des-

  1. dis-; indicative of a negative.
    colgar (to hang up (a phone))descolgar (to pick up (a phone))

Derived termsEdit