Dictionary of Root Words: Greek and Latin Roots

ᅴ Reading Dictionary of Root Words: Greek and Latin Roots for kids ᇉ By Mr Manik Joshi ቃ ᅴ Reading Dictionary of Root Words: Greek and Latin Roots for kids ᇉ By Mr Manik Joshi ቃ What are Root Words A root, or root word is a word which is used to form another word It is also called a base word A root does not have a prefix a letter or group of letters added to the beginning of a word or a suffix a letter or group of letters added to the end of a word Root is the primary lexical unit of a word, and of a word family For example, pure is a root By adding prefixes and suffixes, the following words could be made impure, purity, pureness Similarly, play and move are root words By adding prefixes and suffixes, the following words could be made plays, played, playing, player moving, movement, moved, movable, mover, movingly In this book, I have given the most common Greek and Latin roots which are used in English language Sample This Root Words A AB ABS Origin Latin Meaning away, from, off Examples abate to subside abject hopeless abjure to renounce abnormal unusual related words abnormally, abnormality abroad out of the country abscess swelling abscond to run away related word absconder abseil to go down a steep cliff absence nonattendance related words absent, absentee, absenteeism, absentia, absently absolve to forgive absorb to soak up related words absorbable, absorbance, absorbed, absorbency, absorbent, absorbing, absorption abstain to give up something for moral reason related words abstainer, abstention, abstinence abstemious critical abstinent not having something for moral reason abstruse difficult to understand obscure absurd ridiculous related words absurdist, absurdity, absurdly AGG Origin Latin Meaning collected Examples agglomerate to collect things and form them into a mass or group related word agglomeration aggrandize to increase your importance or power related word aggrandizement aggregate to put together different items, amounts, etc into a single total related words aggregation, aggregator ALTR ALTER Origin Latin Meaning other Examples altruism caring about the needs of other people related word altruistic alterable that can be changed related word unalterable altercation noisy argument alternate to follow one after other related words alternately, alternation, alternative Some More Root Words A Root Word Origin Meaning Example s Related Words in Bracket a Greek not atheism, apolitical, atypical ablat Latin remove ablation ablut Latin wash ablutions abort Latin born too soon abortion abras Latin rub off abrasion abrasive, abrasively, abrasiveness abstemi Latin controlled moderate abstemious abund Latin overflow abundance abundant, abundantly ac Latin to, toward accept acceptability, acceptable, acceptably, acceptance, acceptation acanth Greek thorn acanthus acceler Latin hasten accelerate acceleration, accelerator acet Latin vinegar acetate, acetic, acetone achr Greek colorless achromic acid Latin sour acidic, acidify, acidosis, acidulate acidulation, acidulous acm Greek summit acme aco Greek relief acoustic acoustical, acoustically, acoustician, acoustics adama Greek invincible adamant adamantly ade Greek enough adequate adequacy, adequately adip Latin fat adipose adolesc Latin growing up Other Root Words A Root Word Origin Meaning aapt Greek indomitable, unfriendly abact Latin driven away abdit Latin secret hidden abr Greek delicate abscis Latin cutoff absit Latin distant aca Greek a point silence acar Greek tiny accip Latin allow, snatch accliv Latin steep up hill accresc Latin increase ace Greek heal acer Latin sharp acerv Latin pile acest Greek healing remedyManik Joshi was born on Jan 26, 1979 at Ranikhet and is permanent resident of Haldwani, Kumaon zone of India He is an Internet Marketer by profession He is interested in domaining business of buying and selling domain names , web designing creating websites , and various online jobs including self book publishing He is science graduate with ZBC zoology, botany, and chemistry subjects He is also an MBA with specialization in marketing He has done three diploma courses in computer too ManikJoshi.com is the personal website of the author. Root Word Dictionary A Macroevolution Root The origins of biological and medical terminology Latin Greek root words starting with the letter How to In fields below, you can specify a word or some part its meaning our site s search engine will try find matches for Dictionary of Root Words: Greek and Latin Roots

    • Format Kindle
    • 1500911712
    • Dictionary of Root Words: Greek and Latin Roots
    • Mr Manik Joshi
    • Anglais
    • 06 October 2017
    • 136 pages

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