How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"demi" is from "dimidius" (half) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "half" or "partly" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|He caused the horse to make a demivolte across the path.|
|Some thought him a demigod- others a charlatan.|