Root words from PROTO to SEC/SECT

proto (prototype, protozoa)

first

prox/prop (proximity, propinquity)

near

pseudo (pseudonym)

false

pyr (pyromaniac)

fire

quad/quar/quat (quadrilateral)

four

ques/quer/quis/quir (query, inquire)

question

quie (quiescent, acquiesce)

quiet

quint/quin (quintuplets)

five

radi/rami (radius)

branch

rect/reg (erect, direct)

straight, rule

reg (regal, regent)

king, rule

retro (retrospect)

backward

rid/ris (ridicule, deride)

laugh

rog (interrogate)

ask

rud (erudite, rude)

rough, crude

rupt (erupt, interrupt)

break

sacr/sanct (sacred, sanctify)

holy

scrib/script/scriv (describe, inscription)

write

se (secede, separate)

apart, away

sec/sect/seg (dissect, segment)

cut

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