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Greek & Latin Roots: An Introduction

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Transcript of Greek & Latin Roots: An Introduction

Greek & Latin Roots: An Introduction
GROUP ONE:
PREFIXES
bi
sub
de
pre
super
GROUP TWO:
PREFIXES
un
inter
post
dis
sym
BI = TWO
SUB = UNDER
submarine = goes under the sea
submerge = to pull something under the surface
subtract = to "pull under" one number from another
DE = DOWN
descend = to go down
deposit = to put (money) down
deduct = to take away; to go down in number
UN = NOT
unable = not capable of doing task
unequal = not the same
unbelievable = not to be
believed
INTER = BETWEEN
international = between nations
interject = to insert oneself between people who are trying to talk
POST = AFTER
postscript = addition to a letter after one has written it
posterity = our descendents
DIS = AWAY
dismiss = to send students away
distract = to draw someone's attention away from a task
distance = how far away something is
PHIL = LOVE
philosopher = one who loves and pursues wisdom
Anglophile = one who loves all things British
PSYCHE = SOUL OR MIND
psychologist = one who studies the mind
psychic = one who can sense the future or soul in his or her own mind

VIDEO/VISUS = SEE
music video = a song performance
vision = sight (eye or mental)
What is a "root" or a "stem"?
One part of a word
Prefixes, suffixes, roots/stems
Comes from different ancient languages
Its meaning is consistent in different words
bicycle = has two wheels
bisect = divide an angle into two parts

predict = to announce something before it happens
prepare = to get ready before an event
prelude = the music before a performance
PRE = BEFORE
SUPER = OVER
supervise = to watch over people
superior/superb = better or over others in quality
superman = someone with powers over and above the norm


SYM = TOGETHER
symphony = a group of musicians playing together
sympathy = a feeling of togetherness with a person
GROUP THREE
phil
phon
psyche
tele
video/visus
PHON = SOUND OR VOICE
cell phone = conveys the sound of your voice to someone far away
phonetics = the sounds of the alphabet
TELE = FAR AWAY
television = receives a signal from far away
telephone = lets you talk to people who are far away
GROUP 4
aqua/hydro
bene
geo/terr
mal
omni


AQUA/HYDRO = WATER
aquarium = a tank full of animals who live in water
hydrant = a public water pipe
BENE = GOOD
beneficial = good for you
benefactor = a person who does a good deed
GEO/TERR = EARTH/ LAND
geography = study of the physical features of Earth's surface
territory = a piece of land
MAL = BAD
malicious = intentionally evil
malady = a bad feeling
OMNI = ALL
omniscient = all-knowing
omnipotent = all-powerful
omnivore = eats both plants and animals
GROUP 5
audi
cogn
dorm
scrib
scope/spec

AUDI = HEAR
audience = a group that hears a speaker
auditory = of hearing
COGN = KNOW
cognizant = knowing, aware
incognito = in disguise, unknown
DORM = SLEEP
dormitory = a building that houses students and gives them a place to sleep
dormant = asleep
SCRIB = WRITE
scribe = one who writes things down
describe = to write down a description
SCOPE/SPEC = LOOK
spectacles = an instrument to improve looking or seeing
telescope = used to look at something far away
GROUP 6:
anti
chron
intro
neo/nov
re

ANTI = AGAINST
antithesis = an idea against another idea
anti-aging = fighting against aging

CHRON = TIME
chronological = time-order from past to present
synchronize = to set instruments to the same time
INTRO = INTO
introduce = to provide information that leads into something
introvert = a person who is turned into himself or herself (shy, quiet)

NEO/NOV = NEW
novice = a person new at something
innovation = a new idea
Neoclassical Period = a movement of new definitions of the classics, such as music, art, architecture, and literature
RE = AGAIN
reiterate = to say again
regurgitate = to spit back up again
revive = to bring back to life again
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