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    #1

    im, un and non

    Could someone explain use of following prefixes with examples?

    1. im-
    2. un-
    3. non-

    Cheers

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    #2

    Re: im, un and non

    Sorry I forgot to ask about one more prefix:

    4. in-

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    #3

    Re: im, un and non

    im - generally used before the letter P- impossible
    un/in it's hard to make rules for these- it's annoying that we have a number of negative prefixes, but I'm afraid it's a fact of the language.
    non- can have the meaning of without or the opposite of

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    #4

    Re: im, un and non

    Thank you so much tdol.

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    #5

    Re: im, un and non

    Sorry not to have a better answer, but prefixes are a bit of a mess.

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