How to use prefixes

Using Prefixes

A prefix is a group of letters added to the beginning of a word. Prefixes modify the meaning of a word. They can make a word negative, show repetition, or indicate opinion. The word “unhappy” uses the prefix “un-” (which means “not”). The prefix in this case changes the word ‘happy’ into the opposite “not happy.” So, how do we use prefixes? Some examples “un” – against, not, opposite (used for verbs, nouns, adjectives, adverbs) undo, unequal, unusual  “dis” – […]

Continue Reading