Exypnos explains: Prepositional prefixes

Numerous words in English are formed using prefixes derived from Greek prepositions:

ανα – up, back – as in anachronism

δια – through, between, apart – as in diagonal

επι – on, over – as in epidemic

κατα – down – as in catastrophe

μετα – with, after (can denote change) – as in metamorphosis

συν – with – as in synthesis

‛υπο – under – as in hypodermic

What examples can you think of?

Exypnos the cockerel

Exypnos the cockerel


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