Prefixes

Prefixes in Talossan are very similar to those of other Romance languages, and of English (which of course takes many of its affixes from Latin and its derivatives). Some of the common prefixes used in Talossan words are given below, with their corresponding meaning in English, but of course this is not by any means a complete list.

  • anti- against, opposed to
  • artsch- arch, of eminent degree
  • autu- auto, self
  • circüm- around
  • cis- on this side of
  • cun- co-, con-, with
  • contr(a)- contrary, parallel but opposed
  • crüpto- secret
  • ex- former, ex
  • extr(a)- outside
  • inter- inter
  • itra- intra
  • mäcro- large, huge
  • meta- beyond, meta-
  • micro- tiny, microscopic
  • mis- poor quality, erroneous, or wrong action
  • muti- multi-, many
  • noveu- new, neo-
  • osprei- after, post-
  • pan- all, pan-
  • per- for, pro-
  • prai- pre-, ante-, before
  • pse’ud(u)- pseudo
  • quasi- somewhat, quasi-
  • re- (ri before vowels) again, anew, re-
  • retro- backwards, rear, inverse direction
  • sub- below
  • super- above, super
  • tele- far, electronic communication
  • þüper- or tgüper excessive, hyper
  • þüpo- or tgüpo insufficient, hypo
  • trans- across, on the other side of
  • ultra- ultra-, beyond, extreme
  • un- negation, un-, in-, ir-
  • vice- vice, assistant, subordinate
  • zemi- half, semi, partly
  • zes- separation, removal
  • zis- complete opposite