See also: dys

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PrefixEdit

dys-

  1. bad
    dysphoria, dystopia

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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

Derived termsEdit


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-)

PrefixEdit

dys-

  1. dys-

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PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

dys-

  1. dis- (reversal or removal)
  2. dis- (apart)

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • dys- in Polish dictionaries at PWN