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root ()
MEANING ()
ExAMplE ()
annus
(L.) a year
annual, annuity
aqua
(L.) water
aquarium, aqueduct
arithmos
(G.) a number
arithmetic
astron
(G.) a star
astronomy
audio
(L.) I hear
audience, audible
capio
(L.) I take
captive, accept
caput
(L.) a head
captain, capital
centum
(L.) a hundred
century
curro
(L.) I run
course, excursion
decem
(L.) ten
decimal, decimate
demos
(G.)people
democracy
dens
(L.) a tooth
dentist, dental
dico
(L.)Isay
edict, dictionary
dominus
(L.) a lord
dominion, dominate
duco
(L.) I lead
conduct, duke
duo
(L.) two
duel, duet
erro
(L.) I wander
error
facio
(L.) I do, make
factor, fact, effect
fortis
(L.) strong
fort, effort
frango
(L.) I break
fraction, fragile
ge
(G.) the earth
geography, geology
genus
(L.) kind
gender, general
gradus
(L.) a step
grade, gradual
grapho
(G.) I write
geography, graphic
gravis
(L.) heavy, serious
grave, aggravate
insula
(L.) an island
peninsula (= almost an island)
jaceo
(L.) I throw
eject, deject
jungo
(L.) I join
junction
juvenis
(L.) young
juvenile, junior
kuklos
(G.) a circle
cycle, cyclone
lego
(L.) I read
lecture, lesson

I gather
collect, select
liber
(L.) free
liberate
liber
(L.) a book
library
locus
(L.) a place
local, dislocate
logos
(G.) a word
prologue, catalogue
magnus
(L.) great
magnify
metron
(G.) a measure
metre, geometry
mitto
(L.) I send
mission, submit
navis
(L.) a ship
naval, navigate
novus
(L.) new
novel, renovate
pendo
(L.) I hang
suspend,pendant
pes
(L.) a foot
pedal, pedestrian
phone
(G.) a voice
telephone (= a voice from afar)
pono
(L.) I place
deposit, position
porto
(L.) I carry
porter, portable, export, report


primus
(L.) fitst
primitive, primer
quattuor
(L.) four
quadruped, quadrangle
rumpo
(L.) I break
interrupt
scribo
(L.) I write
describe, scripture
seco
(L.) I cut
section, dissect
senex
(L.) old
senior
skopos
(G.) a view
telescope (= a view from afar)
tendo
(L.) I stretch
extend, tent
traho
(L.) I drag, pull
tractor, attraction
unus
(L.) one
union, unite
video
(L.) I see
vision, revise
vinco
(L.) I conquer
victor, invincible
vivo
(L.) I live
vital, survive
volvo
(L.) I turn
revolve, revolver
zoon
(G.) an animal
zoology, zoo


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