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6th Grade Latin/Greek Roots

Lists both the Latin roots and at least one of their derivatives for each of their definition
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aqua
water
derivative: aquarium
auto
self
derivative: automobile
bene
good
derivative: benefit
bi
two
derivative: bicycle
bio
life
derivative: biography
cent
one-hundred
derivative: century
circ
round (shape)
derivative: circle
commun, common
shared
derivative: community
equi, qua, eque
equal, horse
derivative: equivalent, equestrian
flex, flect
bend
derivative: flexible
geo
Earth
derivative: geography
graph
write/draw
derivative: graphics, graphite
hexa
six
derivative: hexagon
poly
many
derivative: polygon
prime
first
derivative: primary
quad
four
derivative: quadruplets
hydr
water
root: hydration
kilo
thousand
derivative: kilometer
liber
free
derivative: liberty
meter
measure
derivative: metric (system)
micro
small
derivative: microscope
multi
many
derivative: multitask
numer
number
derivative: numerator
octo
eight
root: octopus
ology
science (of)
derivative: zoology
penta
five
derivative: pentagon
phon
sound
derivative: telephone
rect
straight line, right
derivative: rectangle, correct
rota
round (action)
derivative: rotation
scope
see
derivative: telescope
script
write
derivative: manuscript
sect
cut
derivative: section
spect
see
derivative: spectacles
sphere
round
derivative: hemisphere
tele
far away
derivative: telescope
tri
three
derivative: tricycle
uni
one
derivative: uni-brow
magna, magni
great (size)
derivative: magnify