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 History of this Word

"ambi" (around) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"ambi-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "both" or "around" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

ambi- illustration I think it's going to be a sweet story of ambigueous relationships.
ambi- illustration Save your knuckles and your grip with this cleverly designed ambidextrous hand pruner.