prefixes for bi

prefixes for bi, Language Skills Abroad
Watch this video to learn about English words with the bi- prefix. Learn the meaning of bi- and see examples. Also learn the difference between bi-weekly, biannual and biennial.
“Bipolar” is another one to mean having personality/mood swings. Nearly said “bystander” only to remember that the word used “by ” meaning “next to”.
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prefixes for bi, Language Skills Abroad
Today you got “two” for your money with both bi- and di-. Now you no longer need to be “twice” shy with words such as bipartite and diphyllous, for you know that each has something “to” do with “two!”
A dilemma is so difficult because there are “two” equally valid “suggestions” on the table!

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A prefix is a group of letters placed before the root of a word. For example, the word “unhappy” consists of the prefix “un-” [which means “not”] combined with the root word “happy”; the word “unhappy” means “not happy.”

Can anyone use biweekly in a sentence?
5. Solicit the meanings of the remaining words from the first step.

The answer is not simple.
If we check Webster’s for definitions of each prefix, we find that although semi always means “half,” the prefix bi can mean either “every two” or “twice.” Thus, bimonthly can mean either “every two months” or “twice a month.”

prefixes for bi, Language Skills Abroad
1. Bicolour: Having two different colours
2. Biennial: Happening every two years
3. Bifocals: Eyeglasses with lenses that have two different sections for seeing closeup and far away
4. Biweekly: Happening every two weeks
5. Bimonthly: Happening every two months
6. Biped: A two-footed creature
7. Biplane: An airplane with two pairs of wings
8. Bicuspid: A two-pointed teeth located in the side of jaw
9. Biannual: Happening twice every year
10. Bicameral: Having two parts/ two chambers
11. Bigamy: Crime of marrying one person while being legally married to another ; system of two marriages
12. Bifunctional: Having two functions
Here is a list of words based on Bi Root Word:

Resources:

http://membean.com/wrotds/bi-twice
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/grammar/prefixsuffix/prefix.shtml
http://www.freereading.net/wiki/Introduce%253A_The_Prefix_bi-.html
http://getitwriteonline.com/articles/bi-or-semi/
http://wordpandit.com/bi-root-word/
http://www.simpleenglishvideos.com/bi-prefix/