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Latin Root Words

8-9th grade Latin roots
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co-
together, with
fore-
before, earlier
-cide
kill
-ary
relating to, place where, one who
-ism
act, belief, practice of
-tude
condition, state, quality of
ambul
to walk
aud, audi
to hear, listen
aqua
water
aster, astro
star
claim, clam
to declare, to claim, to cry out
crat, crack
rule, strength, power
demo
people
duct, duc
lead
min
small, little
path
feeling, suffering, disease
tele
far off
struc, struct
to build
vis, vid
to see
hypo- , hyp-
below, less than normal
mega
great; huge
ultra-
beyond in degree; extreme
-ent, -ant
an action; condition
-ous, -ious, -eous
full of; characterized by
scope
to watch; see
tract
to draw;pull
form
to shape
bene
well;good
cardi
heart
ego
self
don;donat
give;gift
luc;lum
light
neg
no;deny
phys
nature
psych
mind;soul
sci
to know;learn
terr
land
vac
empty
auto
self
anti-
against;opposite
homo-
same
hetero-
different;other
-ian, -an
one having a certain skill; relating to; belonging to
-ive, -itive, -ative
inclined; tending toward an action
-ence, -ance
act; condition of
anni; annu; enni
year
arch
chief; ruler
-gram
write, a letter, a written record
inter-
between
jur, jus
law
log, logue
thought
mand, mend
order
mater; matr; matri
mother
mot; mob
to move
pater; pater
father
nate; nat
born
neo
new
ped
child
therm
heat