world lit roots and prefix(from sheet)

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a,ab, abs

without,away from; amoral, atypical

amat, amor

love, a fondness for; amorous

anim

life, mind, soul, spirit; unanimous equanimity,magnanimous

ante

before; anteroom, antebellum, ante up

anthro/andr

man/human; misanthrope, philanthropy

aster/astr/astro

star, heavens; astrology, asterisks

aud

hear, listen; audio, audience

aqua

water; aquarium aquatically

arachne

spider; arachnophobia

annu/enni

year; centennial, biannual

arch/archi

cheif/principal; archenemy, archangel, archetype

archy

ruler; monarchy, matriarch,patriarch

auto

self; autocrat, autobiography

bell

war; antebellum

bi

two; bicycle, bipolar

ology

the study of; biology, psychology

bio

life; biology, biography

bene/bon

good/well; benevolent, bonus, beneficial

biblio

book; Bible, bibliography

card/cord/cour

heart; cardiac, cordially, courage

cand

light; candle, candid

chromato/chrom

color; chromatic

cent/centi

one-hundred; century, centennial

col/con/com

together/with; confide, connect, collect

contra

against/opposed to

cosm/cosmo

universe/world; macrocosm, microcosm

cide

kill; suicide, pestcide,homicide

chrono/chron

time; chronological, chronometer

cred

believe/trust; incredible, credit, credence

crat/cracy

govern; aristocracy, theocracy,democracy

cryp

secret/hidden; cryptic, crytography

cern/cer/cret/crim/cit

separate/judge/decide; concern, critic, secret, crime, discrimiate, hypocrite

don/dent

tooth/teeth; dentist, orthodontia

demi/hemi/semi

half; demigod, semicircle, hemisphere

demo

people; democracy, epidemic

dat/doc

teach; didatic, doctrinaire,datum

dic/dict/dit

to say/tell; contridict, malediction, benediction

dog/dox

opinion; orthodox, paradox, dogmatic

don/dow/dot

give; donate, dowry, condone

deca

ten;decagram

derm

skin; dermatitis, dermatology

dign

worthy; dignified, dignitary

dia

across/through; dialogue

epi

upon; epdiemic, epilogue, epidermis

equa/equ

equal/even; equivocate, equidistant

etym

truth/real; etymology

extra

outside/beyond; extraordinary, extrasensory

ego

I; egocentric, egomaniac

ergo

therefore; ergo!

eu

good/well; eulogy, euphony, euphoria

graph

writing; biography

fer

to bring/carry/bear; transfer, proffer, vociferous

fid

fatih/trust; confide, fidelity, Bona Fide

fore

before; aforementioned, foresight, foreshadow

gen

birth/creation/race/kind; Homogeneous, genealogy, genocide

gn/gno/cogn

to know; recognize, incognito, diagnose

hetero

different; heterdox, heterogeneous

hom/homo

same; homogeneous, heterogenous

hyper

over/excessive; hyperactive, hyperbole

hydra

water; hydrophobic, hydroplane

hypo

under/less/ beneath; hypodermic, hypocritical

im/in/em/en

into/in; incarnate, embrace

il/non/un/in/im

not/without; indifferent, illegal, unkind, inept

inter

between/among; interim, interlude, interstate

intra

within; intravenous, intramural

itis

inflamed; tonsillitis, dermatitis

loc/log/logu

words/speech; soliloquy, loquacious, grandiloquent

lith/litho

sonte/rock; paleolithic

luc/lum/lus

light; luminescent, translucent, lucifer, luster

lud/lus

play; ludicrous, elusive, elude

max/maj/mag

big; majestic, magnanimous

mal/mis/male

bad/evil/wrong; dismal, malevolent, malcontent

mis/mit

to send; transmit, intermittent

morph

shape; anthropomorphic, polymorphous

macro

huge; macrocosmic

micro

tiny; microcosmic, microscope, microphone

mir

to look; mirrior, mirage, miracle

migr

to wander; migrate

mon

advise; admonish, monarchy

nom/nym/noun

name;synonym, pseudonym, misnomer

nov/neo/nou

new; novice, novelty, neologism, nouveau riche

omni

all/everywhere; panorama, pantheon, pandemic

phobia

fear; arachnophobia, xenophobic

pseudo

fake; pseudonym

mega

large; megaphone

mar/mer

sea; mermaid, marine, maritime

matri

mother; matriarch

part/patri

father; patriot

pas/path/pat

feeling/suffering/disease; apathy, sympathy, pathology

poly

many; polygamy

ped

child/education; pedagogue/pediatrician

ped/pod

foot; pedestrian, podium

peri

around; perimeter, periphery

phil/philo

love; philosophy, bibliophile

phone

sound; telephone, cacophony, euphony

psych

mind; psychology, psychopath

polis

city/method of government; metropolis

paleo

ancient; paleolithic

port

carry; import, portfolio, portable

pre

before

sacr/sanct/secr

sacrifice;sanctify, sacrilege

spir

breath;spirit

soph/Sophia

wisdom; philosophy, sophomore

sequ/secut

follow; non sequitur, sequential

sci

to know; science, omniscient

scribe/script

to write, scripture, postscript, transcript

sphere

round; hemisphere

sec/sect

to cut; dissect, diagram

taph

tombstone; epitaph

tri

three; tripod, tricycle

super/sur

above/beyond; superstition, superfluous, supersede

tac/tic

to be silent; tacit, taciturn

terra

earth/ground; terrestrial, terra cotta

theo

gods/God; atheist, theocracy, theology

trans

across; transport, transfer, translucent

somn

sleep; somnambulist

sym/syn

same; symphony, sympathy

ven/vent

to move/forward; venturesome, avenue, circumvent

ver

truth; verdict, verify, verisimilitude

vi

life; vivid, vicarious, convivial

vid/vis

to see; television, visage, visionary

voc/vok

to call; vocal, equivocate, irrevocable

vol

to wish; volition

vinc/vint

to conquer; victory

xeno

foreigner; xenophobic

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