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Root Words, Suffixes, and Prefixes

Here we will provide examples of root words, suffixes, and prefixes. We will provide examples, origins, and definitions.

Luis Gonzalez

on 10 December 2012

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Transcript of Root Words, Suffixes, and Prefixes

Root Words, Suffixes, and Prefixes Luis Gonzalez, Hector Escalante, Diego Leyva, Maria Alejandra Roots Roots are the primary unit of a word, and of a word family (it is often called base word)
For example:
Pre Write Ing ab,a,abs Suffixes Prefixes A Prefix is an affix placed before a word, base, or another prefix to modify a term's meaning
Pre Write Ing away absent,abstract A Suffix is an affix that follows the element to which it is added at the end of a base word
Pre Write Ing Origin:Latin ac sharp or pointed Latin acupuncture ped foot Pedal,quadruped Greek Polygon Poly many Greek Pot Potable Drink Latin Origin: Old English ful full of fearful ness the quality of eagerness Middle Old English ment the act of Retirement french, latin some full of , like troublesome Middle English, Old English ory having the nature of laboratory old french Un- not unhappy Origin: Old English Ultra- Extreme Origin: Old English Ultramicroscopic again repaint Thanks for your attention! Origin: Old English inter- Between Origin: Old English international Mis- Wrong Origin: Old English Mistake re-
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