Word Parts Week 1

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prefix
small word part at the beginning
suffix
small word part at the end
root
carries the main meaning, often in middle, usually can't stand alone
-ure
makes a word a noun, usually attaches to a verb (three letters)
-ment
makes a word a noun, often attached to a
verb (four letters)
-ity
makes a word a noun, usually connects to an adjective
word family
a group of words that share the same root