How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"prefix" is from "praefigere" (to fix in front), spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
Something added to the beginning of a word. Forms a new word with a different meaning. A word could have different things added.
Examples of how the word is used
|It was then that the prefix "melo" was added to the drama.|
|English gets most of its prefixes from two main languages: the Greek and Latin.|