In- Prefix

In- French prefix
The French prefix in- and its variants il-, im-, and ir- are added to adjectives, adverbs, and nouns to create antonyms. The English equivalents are un- and in-.

   

Non-adjectives

French adjectivesAdjectives comprise one of the eight French parts of speech, but certain members of other grammatical categories can sometimes be used as adjectives. These "non-adjectives" are invariable: there's no gender/number agreement with the nouns they modify.

   

Re- Prefix

French prefixThe French prefix re- can be added to hundreds of verbs to make new verbs. Depending on the first letter of the verb it's added to, re- has a few variations as well as some different meanings.