{{11}}di- (1) prefix meaning "two, double, twice," from Gk. di-, from dis "twice," related to duo (see TWO (Cf. two)).
{{12}}di- (2) "apart, asunder," form of DIS- (Cf. dis-) before certain voiced consonants.
{{12}}di- (3) "through; thoroughly," form of DIA- (Cf. dia-) before vowels.

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

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