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Alvey Roots

Cumulative of all the roots we learned so far in vocab Note: [ general ]
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in-
[makes a root negative; or intensifies it]
con-, com-
with, together
syn-, sym-
with together
-ize
[suffix forming a verb to make into something]
notus
known
summus
highest
corrigo
to correct, set straight
vetus
old
gensis
birth, origin
chronos
time
congruere
to come together, agree, or correspond
pathos
feeling; suffering, disease
en-, em-
in
tele-
distant
scio
to know
omnis
all
pre-
before
ne-
not
glibbery
slippery
grex, gregis
herd or flock
se-
apart
ad-, ag-
to, toward
-ician
expert
logos
science or study
internus
inside; within
gyne
woman
obstetrix
midwife
paidos
child
iatreia
medical healing
agogos
leading
demos
of the people
derma
skin
hypos
under
eip
on, at besides, after
pachys
thick
ophthalmos
eye
opsis, optikos
sight or vision
metron
measurement
oculus
eye
monos
one
bi-
two
orthos
straight or correct
odontos
tooth
kardia
heart
gramma
drawing; writing; record
graphein
to write
neuron
nerve
algos
pain
-osis
abnormal or diseased condition
psyche
spirit, soul, or mind
geras
old age
-ist, -ian
noun suffixes relating to people
-y
noun suffix relating to trade or specialty
-ic, -al
adjective suffix
-itis
inflammation
ego
I
alter
other
verto
turn
intro
inward
extro
outward
ambi
both directions
dexter
right hand
sinister
left hand
-ious
common adjective suffix
-ity
common noun suffix
gauche
left hand
droit
right hand
misein
to hate
anthropos
mankind
phil
love
andros
male
gamos
marriage
polys
many
asketes
monk or hermit
iatreia
medical healing
soma
body
therapeia
treatment or cure
peri
around, surrounding
endon
inner, within
ex
out
therme
heat
baros
weight
sphygmos
pulse
osteon
bone
cheir (chiro-)
hand
pous, podos
foot
okto
eight
tri-
three
platys
broad
-ium
place where
kallos
beauty
pyge
buttocks
kakos
bad, harsh
photos
light
phone
sound
bios
life
-mancy
foretelling or prediction
geron
old man
senex
old
-escent
growing, becoming
adultus
adult
valere
to be strong
ob-
toward, against
solere
to be accustomed
astron
star
nomos
arrangement, law, or order
dis-
against
auto
self
nautes
sailor
kosmos
universe
ge
earth
ergon
work
autos
self
botane
plant
zoion
animal
tome
cutting
ek-
out
kentron
center
a-
[makes a root negative]
ana-
up
dicha-
in two
epi-
on, upon
lhilein
to love
lingua
tongue
andros
male
biblion
book
anglus
English
sophos
wise
adelphos
brother
harmonia
harmony
semasia
meaning
socius
companion
anti-
agaisnt
-ory
[adjective suffix] having the effect of; [noun suffix] place where
-or
[noun suffix] agent that does something
par
equal
aequus (equ-)
equal
vox, vocis
voice
ambi-
both
nox, noctis
night
animus
mind
libra
balance, weight, pound
latus, lateris
side
equus
horse
fero
to bear or carry
titillatus
tickle
adulari
to fawn upon
pro-
before
sribo, scriptus
to write
pre-
before, in front of
de-
down
sub-
under
manus
hand
post
after
via
road
ob-
in the way, against, toward
tri-
three
miles, militis
soldier or fighting man
malus
bad, evil
dico, dictus
to say or tell
contra-
against, opposite
volo
to wish, will, or be willing
facio, factus
to do or make
-fy
[verb ending] to make into something
mal
bad
adroit
right hand, skill
aise
ease
bonus
good
bene
[adverb of bonus] goodly, well
dono
to give
plac-
to please, or to appease, soothe, or pacify