anti- etymology

English word anti- comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ent-

Detailed word origin of anti-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂ent- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) front, front side
ἀντί Ancient Greek (grc)
anti- English (eng) (immunology) That reacts with immunoglobins found in the specified animal.. Against, hostile to.. Contrasting with the norm.. Counteracting, neutralizing.. Opposite of, reverse.. Physically opposite: applied to mountain ranges.. Related to antiparticles.

Words with the same origin as anti-

Descendants of *h₂ent-
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