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de- (Prefix) "away," "reverse of"
From Latin de- 'id.' From Proto-Italic *dē- 'id.' From the particle * "of this" (see de).
Indo-European
Celtic
Old Irish de, Old Welsh di
Germanic
Old High German zuo "to," Old Saxon 'id.,' English to
Hellenic
Ancient Greek δή (dé) "even"
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