Latin Bases: Lesson 4

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Du

Two; twice

Terti

third

Quadr(u)

four

Quart

fourth

Quinque

five

Quint

fifth

Sex(t)

six; sixth

Sept, Septem

seven

Septim

Seventh

Octav

eighth

Novem

nine

Deci, Decim

tenth

Cent

hundred

Mil(l)

thousand

unity

the quality of being united into one

dual

consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs

quarter

divide by four

sextuplets

six offspring born at once

octant

the eighth part of a circle

December

the last (12th) month of the year

millimeter

a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter

bicycle

a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals

trinity

three people considered as a unit

quintet

five people considered as a unit

September

the month following August and preceding October

nonagon

a nine-sided polygon

century

100 years

cent

1/100 of a dollar

mile

"1000 paces"

nonagenarian

person in their nineties

octoroon

person of one-eighth black ancestry

unicorn

mythical animal with one horn

decimal

based on the number of ten

quintuplets

five offspring born at once

bicameral

based on two legislative bodies

quadrille

square dance

triumvirate

government by three persons

sextet

musical group of six

septennial

occurring every seven years

centipede

a creature with 100 feet

unanimous

acting together as a SINGLE undiversified whole

biceps

any skeletal muscle having two origins (but especially the muscle that flexes the forearm)

trivial

unimportant

duplicate

a copy that corresponds to an original exactly

bicentennial

the 200th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

triple

a quantity that is three times as great as another

universal

concerning everyone; existing everywhere

Dualism

the presumption that mind and body are two distinct entities that interact

octave

a musical interval of eight tones

decade

a period of 10 years

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