16 terms

Study Guide for National Classical Etymology Exam: Greek Prefixes/Prepositions and their Derivatives

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a-, an- (without)
abyss, anarchy, amorphous, atrophy
amphi- (around)
amphibious, amphitheater
ana- (up, back)
analyze, anatomy
anti-, ant- (against)
antipathy, antagonist
apo- (from, away from)
apostle, apostrophe

cata- (down): catastrophe, category, cathedral
dis-, di- (twice)
disyllabic, diphthong

dia- (through): diagonal, diameter
dys- (ill, bad)
dysentery, dyspepsia, dyslexia, dysphasia
ec-, ex- (from, out of)
eccentric, exodus
en-, em- (in, on)
energy, emphasis
epi-, ep- (upon)
epidemic, epoch
eu-, ev- (well)
eulogy, evangelist, eugenics, euphoria, euthanasia

hemi- (half): hemisphere
hyper- (above, overly)
hyperbole, hypercritical, hyperglycemia, hyperactive
hypo- (under)
hypotenuse, hypothesis, hypoglycemia, hypodermic

meta- (after, beyond): metamorphosis, metaphor
para-, par- (beside)
paraphrase, parallel
peri- (around)
perimeter, periphery
syn-, syl-, sym-, sy- (together)
synopsis, syllable, symmetry, system