Rules for use of prefixes "in-" vs. "un-"

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How do you predict which prefix - "in-" vs. "un-" for a word? e.g. inappropriate vs. unappropriate?

asked May 15 '13 at 14:19 Jim Richeson New member

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it depends on the origine of the word. it takes "un" if it is a Germanic English. or "in" if it Latin english

link comment answered Apr 17 at 01:47 Med Elwardi New member

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