See also: dys

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin dys-, from Ancient Greek δυσ- (dus-, hard, difficult, bad).

PrefixEdit

dys-

  1. difficult
  2. bad
    1. unhealthy, harmful
    2. painful
    3. incorrect
    4. poor, deficient
  3. abnormal
  4. to fail
  5. inability, unable
  6. (pathology) malady, disease
  7. not

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɪs/, /dis/
  • (file)

PrefixEdit

dys-

  1. dys-

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δυσ- (dus-) expressing the idea of difficulty, or bad status.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

dys-

  1. bad status
  2. malfunctioning

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δυσ- (dus-).

PrefixEdit

dys-

  1. Used to convey the idea of being difficult, impaired, abnormal, or bad

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Middle EnglishEdit

PrefixEdit

dys-

  1. Alternative form of dis-

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δυσ- (dus-).

PrefixEdit

dys-

  1. dys-

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δυσ- (dus-).

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dys-

  1. dys-

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Internationalism; compare English dis-.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

dys-

  1. dys-
    dys- + ‎harmonia → ‎dysharmonia

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See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • dys- in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • dys- in Polish dictionaries at PWN