“Unauthentic” vs. “inauthentic” [closed]

Is there really no difference between inauthentic and unauthentic?

If there is, which is more correct?


Inauthentic and unauthentic both mean the same thing: ‘not authentic’. Either is acceptable,

but according to Google Ngrams inauthentic is by far the more common term.

In- vs Un- prefix states:

There is a rule, but it’s only of value to somebody who knows which language the root word came from, so it’s really no help at all for most of us. In general, words take un- when they are of English (Germanic) origin and in- if they come from Latin. (The forms im-, il-, and ir- are variations on in-.)

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