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 History of this Word

"theo" is from "theos" 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

"theo-" is a type of prefix


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

Examples of how the word is used

theo- illustration The mission is to promote the creative mutual interaction between theology and the natural sciences.
theo- illustration Are you an Atheist or a Theist?