From: Carl W. Conrad (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Oct 10 1997 - 09:09:50 EDT
At 12:28 PM -0500 10/9/97, Jim West wrote:
>The alpha privative serves the same function in Greek that "un" serves in
>english. Thus agamos means "un-married".
In fact, it IS the Greek form of the very same Proto-Indo-European negating
prefix (vocalized *M-) that becomes IN-/IM- in Latin and UN- in English.
Carl W. Conrad
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