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20 terms

Roots

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lexis ( lexicology)
word
scribe(inscribe, subscribe)
write
nomen (misnomer)
name
ex(exotic,exterior,exogenous)
from, out
credo (credential)
belief
ante(antecedent)
before
ab,abs,a (abnormal, abduct)
from,away
ambi ( ambidextrous,ambivalent)
both,both sides
ad (admittance)
toward
anthro ( anthropology, anthropomorphic)
human
dia (diagonal, dialect)
through, between
polis (political, metropolitan)
city
olig(oligarchy, oligopoly)
few,small
mort (mortuary , morbid)
death
locus ( dislocate)
place
in,im (incredible, infinite)
not, without
mitt( mission, transmit)
send ,throw, put
mania( maniac, macrophage)
obsession
frater ( fraternal )
brother
liber (liberty,liberate)
free