Cattle-grazing is the chief farm industry in the west, sheep and horse-rearing in the east; the prevalence of the prefix " Market " in the names of the rural towns is noticeable in this respect.
Prefixes denoting components directly fused to the parent component are called first-order fusion prefixes.
They were a knightly family when we first hear of them about 1250, though towards the end of the 14th century they seem to have been but simple men without the honours of knighthood, and not always using their prefix "von."
Llan, a sacred enclosure, hence a church - a most interesting and important Celtic prefix - Llandeilo, Llansaint.
The suffix is thus the common form hythe, a haven; but for the prefix no certain derivation is offered.
The use of a multiplicative prefix does not affect the alphabetical order of components attached at the same level.
When the custom of commendation developed, the king charged the mayor of the palace to protect those who had commended themselves to him and to 1 The mayors of certain cities in the United Kingdom (London, York, Dublin) have acquired by prescription the prefix of "lord."
These streets are an eighth of a mile apart, and between each is a narrower street bearing the name of the wider, with the prefix " Little."
Thus, in Sumerian we find such forms as numunnib-bi, " he speaks not to him," where the negative prefix nu and the verbal prefix mun are in harmony, but in dissimilation to the infix nib, " to him," and to the root bi, " speak," which are also in harmony.
The word " plague " - or " pest," which is the name used in other languages - had originally a general meaning, and may have required qualifications when applied to this particular fever; but it has now become a specific label, and the prefix "bubonic" should be dropped.
The term, as definitely distinguishing one branch of metal-working from another, is objected to by many on the ground that no such prefix was required in the best periods of art, and that allied crafts continue to do without it to the present day.
Hence, to find a percentage of a percentage, we multiply the two numbers, put o's in front if necessary to make up four figures (not counting fractions), and prefix the point.
From the fact that Egyptian (though not Hebrew) scribes constantly prefix the article, we may suppose that it originally meant " the country of the Canaanites," just as the Hebrew phrase " the Lebanon " may originally have meant " the highlands of the Libnites "; and we are thus permitted to group the term " Canaan " with clan-names such as Achan, Akan, Jaakan, Anak (generally with the article prefixed), Kain, Kenan.
Pie), the prefix being the abbreviated form of a human name (Margaret'), a bird once common throughout Great Britain, though now nearly everywhere scarce.
Berlin possesses fifteen Gymnasia (classical schools, for the highest branches of the learned professions), of which four are under the direct supervision of the provincial authorities and have the prefix kiiniglich (royal), while the remaining eleven: are municipal and under the control of the civic authorities.
Prefix buo--, in the sense of "bad," and g vmpov, the intestine), also called "bloody flux," an infectious disease with a local lesion in the form of inflammation and ulceration of the lower portion of the bowels.
The title of princess of Battenberg, derived from an old residence of the grand-dukes of Hesse, was conferred, with the prefix Durchlaucht or "Serene Highness," on the countess and her descendants in 1858.
The later termination ey or ea was associated with the insular character of the land, and the prefix with a gravel bank (ceosol; cf.
Writers on the history of philosophy generally prefix to their work a discussion of the scope of philosophy, its divisions and its relations to other departments of knowledge, and the account given by Windelband and Ueberweg will be found specially good.
None is large, although three bear the prefix Rio Grande, " great river."
In 1866 he received the title of maharaja, and the prefix sawai in 1877.