[in-ter ah-li-ah; English in-ter ey-lee-uh, ah-lee-uh]
among other things.
Inter- vs Intra-
What’s the difference between the interstate highway and the intrastate highway? Inter- is a prefix that means between two groups, and intra- is a prefix which means within or inside one group. Inter- and intra- are both prefixes, which are groups of letters that are placed at the beginning of a word in order to change its meaning. Inter- Inter- is a common prefix that …
Lexical Investigations: Wit
Though today we most often think of wit as a particular kind of humor, historically it has referred more generally to mental faculty. In the time of Chaucer, for example, wit could mean a way of thinking, much as we use mind today in phrases like “we were of one mind” or “he had a mind to.” For many centuries, wit could also refer to …
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among other things
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Latin, literally "amongst other things." (Latin for "among other persons" is inter alios), from inter "among, between" (see inter-).
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