How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"centi" is from "centum" (hundred) 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.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "hundred (100)" or "hundredth (0.001)" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The fruit can be up to 8 centimeters long.|
|Which century do you belong in?|