Latin/Greek roots, suffixes, and prefixes

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am, amic, amat,ami

root friend, like, love, fondness for

annu, enni

root yearly

dic, dict, dit

root say, speak

duc, duct

root lead

jac, ject, jet

root to throw

man

root hand, make, do

pel, puls

root drive, push, beat, strike, knock

pend, pond

root to hand, to weigh

phil

root love

pict

root paint, show, draw

pli, ply

root fold

quir, quis, quest, quer

root seek, ask

sci, scio

root to know

sent, sens

root feel, think

soci

root to join, companions

solv, solu, solute

root loosen, explain

spec, spi, spic, spect

root look

spir

root breath, soul

vacu

root empty

vir, vivi, virtu

root man, manly

ante

prefix before

auto

prefix self

bi

prefix two

circum

prefix around

contra

prefix against, opposite

dis

prefix not, opposite of, exclude

para

prefix beside

retro

prefix backward

sub

prefix under, beneath, near, from below, secretly

sup

prefix under, beneath, near, from below, secretly

ance, ence

suffix action, state, quality, process

dom

suffix place, state of being

ed

suffix having the quality of

ian, an

suffix related to, one that is

ing

suffix activity

ity, ty

suffix state or quality

ize

suffix cause

ment

suffix an official paper usually shown as proof or evidence of something

ward

suffix in a direction of something

wise

suffix in the manner of, with regard to

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