34 terms

Greek and Latin Roots - McGowen 5th Grade

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act

action, actor, react, transact, enact
do
aero


aerobics, aerodynamics, aeronautics, aerate
air
agr


agriculture, agrarian, agronomy, agribusiness
field
alter


alter, alternate, alternative
other
anim


animate, animosity, animal, inamimate
life, spirit
ann, enn


annual, anniversary, annuity
biennial, millennium, quadrennial, bicentennial
year
aqua


aquarium, aquatic, aqueous, aquamarine, aquafer
water
ast


astronaut, astronomy, disaster,asterisk, asteroid
star
aud


audience, auditorium, audible, audition, audiovisual
hear
biblio


bibliography, Bible, biliophile, bibliotherapy
book
bio


biology, biography, biochemistry, biopsy, biosphere
life
card, cord


cardiac, cardiology, cardiogram, cardiovascular
cordial, accord, concord, discord
heart
chron


chronological, synchronze, chronicle, chronic
time
clam, clam


proclaim, exclaim, acclaim
clamor, exclamation
shout
cogn


recognize, incognito, cognition, cognizant
know
corp


corporation, corpse, corps, corpuscle, corpus
body
cosm


cosmonaut, cosmos, cosmopolitan, microcosm
universe
cred

credit, discredit, incredible, credential, credulous
believe
cycl


bicycle, cyclone, cycle, encyclopedia, recycle
circle, ring
dic


dictate, predict, contradict, verdict, dicton
speak
doc


doctrine, document, doctor, docile
teach
don, donat

donation, donor, pardon
donate
give
duc


duct, conduct, educate, induct, aquaduct
lead
fac, fic


factory, manufacture, benefactor, facsimile
efficient, proficient, sufficient, beneficial
make, do
flect, flex


reflect, deflect, reflection, inflection, reflex, flexible
bend
form


form, uniform, transform, reform, formal
shape
gen


generation, generate, genocide, progeny, geneology
birth, race
geo


geography, geometry, geology, geophysics
earth
gram


telegram, diagram, grammar, epiram, monogram
letter, written
graph


photograph, phoograph, autograph, biography, graphite
write
homo, hom


homicid, hombre, homage, Homo Sapiens
man
junct


juncture, conjunction, adjunct, injunction
join
jud, jur, jus


judge, judicial
jury, juristiction
justice, justify
law
lab


labor, laboratory, collaborate, elaborate
work