See also: poly, pöly, póly, poly., and -poly

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πολύς (polús, many, much), from Proto-Indo-European *polh₁ús (much, many).

PronunciationEdit

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poly-

  1. many
    Synonyms: (from English) mani-, (from Latin) multi-
    Antonyms: (from Ancient Greek) mono-, (from Ancient Greek) oligo-, (from Latin, rare) pauci-, (from Latin) uni-
  2. polymer

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πολύς (polús, many, much), from Proto-Indo-European *polh₁ús (much, many).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

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poly-

  1. poly-

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πολύς (polús).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpoly/, [ˈpo̞ly]
  • IPA(key): /ˈpolu/, [ˈpo̞lu]

PrefixEdit

poly-

  1. poly-

Usage notesEdit

Terms that violate Finnish vowel harmony are occasionally adapted to fit it, particularly in colloquial speech. As such, poly- may be pronounced polu-.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πολύς (polús, many, much), from Proto-Indo-European *polh₁ús (much, many).

PronunciationEdit

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poly-

  1. poly- (many)
    Synonyms: multi-, pluri-
    Antonyms: mono-, uni-

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Ancient Greek πολύς (polús, many, much).

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poly-

  1. poly-

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πολύς (polús, many, much), from Proto-Indo-European *polh₁ús (much, many). Related to full and fleire.

PrefixEdit

poly-

  1. poly-
    Synonyms: fleir-, mange-
    Antonym: (often) mono-

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