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Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
Transcript of Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
What is a prefix?
A syllable added to the end of a word in order to modify its meaning.
A prefix is a syllable placed before a
word used to modify its meaning.
Not or without
nonsense- without sense.
nonfat- without fat.
nontoxic- without toxins
Bad or badly
wrong or wrongly
misbehave- to behave badly
misread- to read wrong
misspell- to spell wrong
reduce down, away from, or loss
deactivate-loss of activation,
deform- loss of form
decrease- to reduce
What is a Suffix?
enjoyment- the act of enjoying.
replacement- the act of replacing.
agreement- the act of agreeing.
break or burst
disrupt- to break apart.
erupt- to burst from.
thermometer- used to measure temperature.
odometer- used to measure distance.
speedometer- used to measure speed.
an act or process
This prefix means bad or badly, wrong or wrongly
This prefix means to reduce down or away from
This prefix means not
This suffix means an act or process
This suffix means to measure
This suffix means to break or burst
Which word do you use to measure temperature?
What word means to enjoy?
Which word means to reduce?
Which word means to spell wrong?