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α-

α-

See also: ἀ- and ά-

Greek

Alternative forms

  • ά- (á-)
  • άν- (án-) (used before a vowel)
  • αν- (an-) (used before a vowel)
  • ανα- (ana-)
  • ανά- (aná-)
  • ανε- (ane-)
  • ανη- (ani-)

Prefix

α- (a-)

  1. a-, an-, in-, un-, -less (Τhe alpha privative, privative a, alpha privativum, indicating an opposite or lacking sense)
    βάσιμος (vásimos, reliable)     αβάσιμος (avásimos, unreliable)
    μέτρο (métro, measure)     άμετρος (ámetros, countless)
    αλάτι (aláti, salt)     ανάλατος (análatos, unsalted)

Derived terms

<a class='CategoryTreeLabel CategoryTreeLabelNs14 CategoryTreeLabelCategory' href='/wiki/Category:Greek_words_prefixed_with_%CE%B1-'>Greek words prefixed with α-</a>
<a class='CategoryTreeLabel CategoryTreeLabelNs14 CategoryTreeLabelCategory' href='/wiki/Category:Greek_words_prefixed_with_%CE%AC-'>Greek words prefixed with ά-</a>
<a class='CategoryTreeLabel CategoryTreeLabelNs14 CategoryTreeLabelCategory' href='/wiki/Category:Greek_words_prefixed_with_%CE%B1%CE%BD-'>Greek words prefixed with αν-</a>