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Lecture 2 January 9/2013 CLA 201 Chapter 1: Definitions, pages 3-8 in the textbook - From the first class Unit 2 - Prefix, text page 5, #4 - See text page 67 - Latin prefixes, text pages 68-74 Prefixes - Ab o Away from (very rarely abs)  I.e. abstract, aberration, aversion, abstract - Ad o Toward or to  i.e. ac-c, af-f, ag-g, al-l, an-n, ap-p, as-s, at-t  stays ad in some instances, but is adsimulated into others  NB: AD-simulation = AS-simulation  accommodation, affluent, aggregate, annex, appetite o Motto a mari (sea) usque (all the way) ad mare - Ambi o Around, on both sides (also, amb-, ambo=both)  i.e. ambition, ambiguous, ambient, ambidextrous  cf. LAT confer = together carry,  cf. GRK amphi  cp. LAT compare = together provide - Ante o Before (time or place, cf. GRK anti = against)  i.e. a.m. = ante meridiem, before midday, antecedent  anterior, antero- = more before - Bi o (L bis) = twice (bin-)  i.e. bilateral (latus = side), binocular (oculus = eye) o problem: bimonthly = every two months or two times per month o biennial = lasting two years or occurring every two years OR appearing twice in one year  N.B. L biennium = period of two years o Solution: semi- for twice per mensem, per annum, etc. - Circum o Around  i.e. circumference (ferre = carry), circumscribe (scribere = write) - Co o With, L cum o Also, col-l, com-m, con-n, cor-r  i.e. coeducational, commercial, coordin
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