See also: syn, syn., -syn, sýn, and

English edit

Alternative forms edit

  • syl- (used before l)
  • sym- (used before b, m, and p)

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek συν- (sun-), from σύν (sún, with, in company with, together with). Compare Sanskrit सम्- (sam-).

Prefix edit

syn-

  1. identical
    syn- + ‎-onym → ‎synonym
  2. with, together
    syn- + ‎chron- → ‎synchronize
  3. concomitant
    syn- + ‎esthesia → ‎synesthesia

Usage notes edit

Syn- becomes

syl- before l: syllepsys;
sym- before b, m, and p: symbol, symmetry, sympathy;
syr- before r (theoretical);
sys- before s (theoretical);
sy- before s+consonant or z: system

It can also appear as co-: coexistence, cosine.

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syn-

  1. syn-

Finnish edit

Etymology edit

Internationalism (see English syn-), ultimately from Ancient Greek συν- (sun-).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsyn-/, [ˈs̠yn-]

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syn-

  1. syn-

French edit

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek σύν (sún, with, together).

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syn-

  1. syn-

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Polish edit

Etymology edit

Derived from Ancient Greek συν- (sun-).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /sɨn/
  • Rhymes: -ɨn
  • Syllabification: syn

Prefix edit

syn-

  1. syn-
    syn- + ‎-onim → ‎synonim

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

  • syn- in Polish dictionaries at PWN