Language Arts Roots

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Logy
Words, study, or reason (biology)
Phon
Sound (telephone)
Photo
Light (photograph)
Graph
Written, drawn, or describe (telegraph)
Metry
Meter
Measure (symmetry)
Tele
Distant, far (television)
Bio
Life (biography)
Micro
Small or minute (microscope)
Hyd
Water (hydrate)
Therm
Heat (thermometer)
Cracy
Crat
Rule (democracy)
Scope
To watch or see (telescope)
Metro
Mother City (Metropolitan)
Bibl
Biblio
Book (bibliography)
Demo
People (democrat)
Geo
Earth (geography)
Hypo
Under (hypoacid)
Polit
City, method of government (politics)
Derm
Skin (dermatologist)
Chrom
Color (chrome)
Chron
Time (chronology)
Techn
Skill, art, or craft (technology)
Hyper
Above, excessive (hyperactive)
Gno
Know (diagnostics)
Phys
Nature (physics)
Mech
Machine (mechanics)
Path
Feeling, suffering, disease (pathetic)
Arch
Archy
Chief, ruler (monarch)
Lex
Word (dyslexia)
Phil
Love (Philadelphia)
Mega
Large or great (megabit)
Meta
Beside, later, beyond (metabolism)
Poly
Many (polyester)
Hemi
Semi
Demi
Half (semicircle)
Mono
One (monophonic)
Auto
Self (automobile)
Form
To shape (formula)
Port
To carry (transport)
Rupt
To break or burst (eruption)
Scrib
Write (scribe)
Spec
To see, watch, or observe (spectator)
Struct
Build (construct)
Flex
Flect
To bend or turn (flexible)
Dict
Dic
To say or tell (dictate)
Fer
To bear or yield (confer)
Miss
To send (dismiss)
Duct
To lead (conduct)
Cred
To believe (credit)
Vert
To turn (advertise)
Pel
To drive or push (expel)
Fac
To make or do (factory)
Pens
To hang or weigh (suspense)
Ten
Stretch or strain (extend)
Ject
To throw or lie (eject)
Ped
Foot (pedicure)
Cur
To run or go (cursive)
Aud
To hear or listen (audio)
Vis
To see (visual)
Leg
Law (legislative)
Viv
Vit
To live (survival)
Cap
Ceipt
Ceive
To take, catch, hold, receive (receipt)
Tain
Ten
To hold (contain)
Sta
To stand (constant)
Pos
Pose
To put, place, or set (compose)
Plic
To fold (accomplice)