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

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EtymologyEdit

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

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poly-

  1. many
  2. polymer

SynonymsEdit

  • (many): mani- (from English)
  • (many): multi- (from Latin)

AntonymsEdit

  • (many): mono- (from Ancient Greek)
  • (many): oligo- (from Ancient Greek)
  • (many): pauci- (from Latin, rare)
  • (many): uni- (from Latin)

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πολύς (polús, many, much).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

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poly-

  1. poly-

FrenchEdit

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poly-

  1. poly- (many)

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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-
    Antonym: mono- (often)
    Synonyms: fleir-, mange-

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