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Word Part Basics

The meanings and features of word parts.
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prefix
a group of letters placed at the beginning of a word to change its meaning
root
a group of letters that gives a word meaning
suffix
a group of letters added to the end of the word that changes the part of speech or the function of a word
prefixes, roots, suffixes
words may have more than one of each of these word parts
root
all words have one or more of this word part
prefixes, suffixes
words may or may not have these word parts