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prefix meaning "not, without," from Greek a-, an- "not" (the "alpha privative"), from PIE root *ne- "not" (source also of English un-).
In words from Greek, such as abysmal, adamant, amethyst; also partly nativized as a prefix of negation (asexual, amoral, agnostic). The ancient alpha privatum, denoting want or absence.
Greek also had an alpha copulativum, a- or ha-, expressing union or likeness, which is the a- expressing "together" in acolyte, acoustic, Adelphi, etc. It is from PIE root *sem- (1) "one; as one, together with."
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Harper, D. (n.d.). Etymology of acentric. Online Etymology Dictionary. Retrieved $(datetime), from https://www.etymonline.com/word/acentric
Harper Douglas, “Etymology of acentric,” Online Etymology Dictionary, accessed $(datetime), https://www.etymonline.com/word/acentric.
Harper, Douglas. “Etymology of acentric.” Online Etymology Dictionary, https://www.etymonline.com/word/acentric. Accessed $(datetimeMla).
D. Harper. “Etymology of acentric.” Online Etymology Dictionary. https://www.etymonline.com/word/acentric (accessed $(datetime)).
updated on November 01, 2017
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