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"dactylo" is from "daktulos" (finger) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"dactylo-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "finger" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

dactylo- illustration Any college offering a program for teachers of the deaf may offer an elective course in dactylology
dactylo- illustration The usual dactylogram authentication vendors are present.