dus-: like un- or mis- (as in unrest, misjudge), nullifies good sense or increases bad sense of a word.Original Word: δυσ-Transliteration:
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a prefix of uncertain derivationDefinition
like un- or mis- (as in unrest, misjudge), nullifies good sense or increases bad sense of a word.
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1418: δυς(δυς(
, an inseparable prefix conveying the idea of difficulty, opposition, injuriousness or the like, and corresponding to our mis-, un-
, § 278); opposed to εὖ
A primary inseparable particle of uncertain derivation; used only in composition as a prefix; hard, i.e. With difficulty -- + hard, + grievous, etc.