Prefixes and hyphens
Prefixes can be added before a word with or without a hyphen.
Prefix + hyphen (-) + word
- This is the list of all the prefxes that admit a hyphen:
- To choose whether to add the hyphen or not you have to keep in mind that the hyphen often changes the meaning of the new word that you form.
We hyphen in order to avoid confusion with other words with different meanings and to make the text more precise.
External link to Prefixes and hyphens exercises (1240).
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