Origin of epi-from Classical Greek epi, at, on, to, upon, over, besides from Indo-European base an unverified form epi from source Sanskrit ápi, Classical Latin ob
Epi is defined as upon, over, around or besides.
An example of epi used as a prefix is in the word epicenter.
on, upon, over, on the outside, anterior, beside, besides, among: it becomes ep- before a vowel and, as eph-, it reflects an original combining with a word containing an initial aspirate (represented by English h): epiglottis, epidemic, epidermis
- On; upon: epiphyte.
- Over; above: epicenter.
- Around: epicarp.
- Close to; near: epicalyx.
- Besides: epiphenomenon.
- After: epilogue.
- Chemistry Epimer of: epitestosterone.
Origin of epi-Greek from epi upon ; see epi in Indo-European roots.
Shortening of epinephrine.
- (category theory) Abbreviated form of epimorphism.
Shortening of epimorphism.
From Ancient Greek ἐπί (epi, “on top of”).
- Its Epi leather exterior makes you want to call your driver so he can take you downtown to the nearest Vuitton retailer because this briefcase must be yours!
- There are three periotic bones (pro-, epi-, opisth-otic).
- Parker in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, Journal asiatique, Revue numismatique, Asiatic Quarterly, &c. (C. EL.) EPI, the French architectural term for a light finial, generally of metal, but sometimes of terra-cotta, e forming the termination of a spire or the angle of a roof.
- The epi-coxite (present only in Journ.
- On the other hand, the dialogue on Philosophy (71 - Epi 4tXovocbias,.