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What does the morpheme,mal, mean?

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asked Apr 28, 2013 in English by smile828 (32,100 points)


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answered Apr 29, 2013 by whizkid (65,660 points)
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The morpheme (fancy work for suffix) means bad. In Spanish it directly translates to "bad."  We see it in a lot of big words, like malevolent - (mal)evolent , which means to do something evil. The root of the word is Mal (bad).

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