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"Dis-" is a prefix which is often translated as "dis-", and "re" is a noun which is often translated as "D". Learn more about the difference between "dis-" and "re" below.
dis-
A prefix is an affix that is added to the beginning of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. auto, pre).
prefix
1. (not)
a. dis-
La gente está disconforme con los gobiernos autoritarios y corruptos.People are dissatisfied with authoritarian and corrupt governments.
2. (opposite)
a. dis-
Laura tiene una discapacidad física que le impide salir sola a la calle.Laura has a physical disability which prevents her from going out by herself.
3. (impairment)
a. dys-
Mario tenía problemas con la lectura y escritura hasta que le diagnosticaron dislexia.Mario was having trouble with reading and writing until he was diagnosed with dyslexia.
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re(
rreh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (music)
a. D (note)
Los violinistas ejecutarán el "Concierto en Re Menor Para Dos violines" de Bach.The violinists will be performing Bach's "Concerto in D Minor for Two Violins".
b. re (in solfège)
Practiquemos esta secuencia ascendente: do re mi fa sol la si, y descendente: si la sol fa mi re do.Let's practice this ascending sequence: do re mi fa sol la ti, and descending: ti la sol fa mi re do.
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