a combining form with the meaning “high,” used in the formation of compound words: altigram, altitude.
English Affixes From A To Z: A One-Stop List Of Suffixes, Prefixes, and Combining FormsIn English, we love to make new words by adding all sorts of bits to the front and back of existing terms. These are called affixes, and they are added to the base or stem of a word. When attached to the end of word, the affix is called a suffix. And to the beginning? A prefix.
Origin of alti-
Middle English < Latin alti- combining form of altus high
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Examples from the Web for alti
The other indication is the name Alti Mermer (the six columns) given to a quarter in the same neighbourhood.
The Constantinian line of fortifications, therefore, ran a little to the east of the quarter of Alti Mermer.
British Dictionary definitions for alti
indicating height or altitudealtimeter
Word Origin for alti-
from Latin altus high
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