How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"dis" (apart, away, not, entirely) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
In this sense, "dis" is a word added to another word to make a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "from", "away" or "negative" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|It is a proven fact of life that goats dislike turtles.|
|This structure diverts water into the canal.|