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September 12, 2016

English Vocabulary in 365 Days - Lesson 34

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Hello everyone, in our Lesson 33, we learnt about the prefix HypoHypo represent the meanings under; below; normalToday we shall see the prefixes in, il, im, ir. Happy Reading :)

Day 34 : In, Il, Im,Ir

  • in; il; im; ir - not
Let's try to understand this with some examples
  • invisible (adjective) = cannot be seen
    • in - Prefix = not
    • vis (videre) - Root = to see
    • ible - Suffix = can be
  • impossible (adjective) = that cannot be done
    • im - Prefix = not
    • poss (posse) - Root = be able
    • ible - Suffix = can be
Let's have a look at some more words with in, il, im and ir prefixes, for better understanding
  • immobile = not moving
  • immoderate = not reasonable
  • illegal = not allowed by the law
  • irreligious = without any religious belief
  • imperfect = not perfect or complete
  • implacable = that cannot be changed
  • irrelevant = not connected with or relevant to something
  • inadequate = not good enough or too low in quality
  • incomplete = not having all the necessary or appropriate parts
  • irresponsible = not showing a proper sense of responsibility
    Home Work :

    Try to guess the meanings of the following elements.
    1. -cell
    2. -demo
    3. -court
    4. -dynamo
    a. small room
    b. court
    c. power
    d. people

    Try to match the above elements with given meanings.  Solve it on your own and

    That's all for today guys..... Thank you :)

    You can read Old Lessons of this series from here
    Shraboni Chakraborty
    Asstt. Professor
    English and Foreign Languages University,

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