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27 terms

Root Words

Root/affix words for Mrs. Klara's class.
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syn/syn: origin: greek
Together, united or alike
theo: origin: greek
god
anthro: origin: greek
man
ject: origin: latin
to throw
pseudo: origin: greek
false
hydra/hydro: origin: greek
water
cide: origin: latin
to kill
aud: origin: latin
to hear
ness: origin: old english
state of
ive: origin: latin
tending to, having the nature of
pater: origin: latin
father
mater: origin: latin
mother
scribe/script: origin: latin
to write or copy letters
dic/dict: origin: latin
speak or tell
ambi: origin: greek and latin
both or both sides
bi: origin: latin
two
omni: origin: latin
all, every, everywhere
peri: origin: greek
around or enclosing
spect: origin: latin
see or look
helio: origin: greek
sun
bio: origin: greek
life
micro: origin: greek
small/tiny
macro: origin: greek
large, long
ob: origin: latin
in the way of, against
circ: origin: latin
circle or round
anti: origin: greek
against, opposite
cata: origin: greek
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