Unless you’ve been vacationing on Mars you’ve probably seen the new Caitlyn Jenner pictures and read about her amazing story. The former Bruce Jenner has made the courageous decision to transition into Caitlyn. That makes him transgendered.
Trans– is a common prefix in English. Prefixes attach to the beginning of the word.
Trans– means to cross, across, beyond.
Here are a couple of other common prefixes and their meanings:
- Un- the prefix un means not, reverse action, release from.
Please unlike her photo.
- Re-the prefix re means again.
I’m going to retake my exam.
Here is a big, helpful list of English prefixes.
Now let’s practice Trans, Un and Re. Choose the best prefix for each word. Good luck!