Vocabulary Roots

21 Jul
  1. a, an = without
  2. able, ible = capable of
  3. aclous, iclous = full of
  4. ant, ent = full of
  5. ate = to make
  6. ation = that which is
  7. Ali = another
  8. Alt = high
  9. Alter = other
  10. Apo = away, from, off
  11. Arch = chief, first, ruler
  12. Aster = star
  13. Aud, audit = hear
  14. Ac, Acr = sharp, sour
  15. Anim = mind, soul
  16. Apt = fit
  17. Aqua = water
  18. Am, ami = love
  19. Ambi, amphi = both
  20. Ant, ante = before
  21. Anti = against, opposite
  22. Auto = self
  23. Andro = male
  24. Anthrop = humanity, mankind
  25. Ben, bon= good, well
  26. bi = two
  27. Biblio = book
  28. Bio = life
  29. Breve = short
  30. Bucolics = a herdsman
  31. Belli, bellu = war, fight
  32. Burs = money, purse
  33. Caco = bad
  34. Calli = good, beautiful
  35. Cad, cas, cid = fall, happen
  36. Cata = down
  37. Cide = cut, kill
  38. Cap, capt, cept, cip = to take
  39. Capit, capt = head
  40. Cele = swift
  41. Cent = hundred
  42. Chron = time
  43. Cit, citat = to call, to start
  44. Clan = secret
  45. Carn = flesh
  46. Cede, cess = yield, go
  47. Compl = to fill
  48. Cord = heart
  49. Contra, contro = against, opposite
  50. Corp = body
  51. Circ, circum = round, around
  52. Clud, clus, claus, clois = closed
  53. Clin. Cliv = slope, lean
  54. Cogn = know
  55. Crac, crat = rule, power
  56. Cred, credit = belief
  57. Culp = blame, fault, punishment
  58. Cyno = dog
  59. De = down, away
  60. Dem = people
  61. Demi = partly, half
  62. Di, diurn = day
  63. Di = two
  64. Dic, dict = to say
  65. Domin = rule
  66. Dour = hard, severe, sour (in appearance)
  67. Dubit = doubt
  68. Dia = across
  69. Dis, dif = not, apart
  70. Dol = pain, sorrow
  71. Derm = skin
  72. Doc, doct = teach
  73. Dorm = sleep, rest
  74. Duc, duct = lead
  75. Dys = faulty, bad
  76. Dynam = power, strength
  77. Epi = on, upon
  78. Eu = good, well
  79. Ego = self, I
  80. Erg, urg = work
  81. Err = to wander
  82. Extra, extro = beyond, outside
  83. Ex, e = out
  84. Frag, frac = break
  85. Fall, fals = to deceive
  86. Fid = belief, faith
  87. Fin = end, limit
  88. Flect, flex = bend
  89. Fort = strong
  90. Fort = luck, chance
  91. Fratr = brother
  92. Fugere = flee
  93. Fus = pour
  94. Gam = marriage
  95. Gen, gener = birth, race, class, creation
  96. Gen = give birth to
  97. Geronto = old
  98. Greg = herd, corwd, flock
  99. Grad, gress = step, go
  100. Graph, gram = writing
  101. Gyne, gynae = female
  102. Homi = human
  103. Helio = sun
  104. Hemera = day
  105. Homo = same
  106. Hyper = above, excessively
  107. Hypo = beneath, lower
  108. Icon = image, statue
  109. It, itiner = journey, road
  110. Inter = between, among
  111. Intra, intro = within
  112. ism = doctrine, belief
  113. ist = dealer, doer
  114. ity = state of being
  115. ize, ise = make
  116. Jud = judge
  117. Jet, Ject, jac = throw
  118. Lat = side
  119. Locu, loqu, logue, logy, lix = Speak
  120. Leg = law
  121. Liber, libr = book
  122. Leg, lect, lig = to choose, to read
  123. Labor, laborat = to work
  124. Liber = free
  125. Log = word, study
  126. Leg, lec, lex = read, speak
  127. Luc, lum, lus = light, shine
  128. Lud, lus = play
  129. Macro = large, long
  130. Man = hand
  131. Mar = sea
  132. Mendicus = poor man
  133. mens = measure
  134. Mit, miss = to send
  135. Mega = great, million
  136. Mal = bad
  137. Magn, maj, mas, max = great, big
  138. Mania = excessive love, liking
  139. Meta = involving change
  140. Micro = small
  141. Matr, mater = mother
  142. Mem, men, min, amne, mnem = remember
  143. Mis = bad, improper
  144. Mis = hatred
  145. Mor, mori, mort = death
  146. Moll = soft
  147. Morph = shape, form
  148. Mono = single, one
  149. Mon, monit = to warn
  150. Mut = change
  151. Multi = many
  152. Mot, mov, mob, mom = move
  153. Nat = born
  154. Neg = not, deny
  155. Naut, nav, naus = sea
  156. Nihil = destroy, nothing
  157. Neo, nov = new
  158. Noc, Nox, nic, nec = harm
  159. Nomen = name
  160. Non = not
  161. Omni = all
  162. Ochlo = mob
  163. Ology = study of
  164. Olig = few
  165. Onoma, onyma = name
  166. Ous, ose = full of
  167. Osis = condition
  168. Pan = all, every
  169. Para = beyond, related
  170. Per, pel = through, completely
  171. Peri = around, near
  172. Plac, pac, peac = peace, calm
  173. Pater, patr = father
  174. Pachy = thick
  175. Phil = love
  176. Pec = money
  177. Ped, pod = foot
  178. Ped = child
  179. Pleos = full
  180. Pet, petit = to seek
  181. Pel, puls = to drive
  182. Pon, posit = to place
  183. Port, portat = to carry
  184. Poten = able, powerful
  185. Psych = mind
  186. Phon = sound
  187. Phob = fear
  188. Pot = power, drink
  189. Poly = many
  190. Proto = first
  191. Prim = first
  192. Pre, pro = before
  193. Pro = forward, in favour of
  194. Post = after
  195. Path = disease, feeling
  196. Pseudo = false
  197. Put, putat = to trim, to calculate
  198. Pyr = fire, heat, fever
  199. Quer, ques, quir, quis = to ask
  200. Re = again, back
  201. Reg, rect = rule
  202. Retro = backward
  203. Robor = strength
  204. Roga, rogat = ask
  205. Rid, ris = laugh
  206. Rupt = to break
  207. Sacr, sanct = sacred, holy
  208. Sci = to know
  209. Scop = watch, see
  210. Se = away, side
  211. Sect = cut
  212. Solv, solute = to loosen
  213. String, strict = bind
  214. Stru, struct = build
  215. Semi = half, partly
  216. Sem = seed
  217. Sen = old
  218. Sed, sid, sess = sit, settle
  219. Scrib, scrip, scriv = write
  220. Seq, sec = follow
  221. Sens, sent = think, feel
  222. Simu, simi = same, similar
  223. Sol = sun, alone
  224. Soror = sister
  225. Sub, suc, suf, sug, sup, sus = under, below, less
  226. Super, sur, supra = above, over
  227. Syn, sym, syl, sys = with, together
  228. Sin = curve
  229. Somn, sop = sleep
  230. Soph = wise
  231. Sper = hope
  232. Spers, spar = scatter
  233. Spir = breathe, live
  234. Spec, spect, spic = look, see
  235. Summa = highest
  236. Surg, surrect = rise
  237. Tang, tact, ting = to touch
  238. Tele = far
  239. Tempor = time
  240. Ten, tent = hold
  241. Torp = stiff, numb
  242. Terra, Terre = earth, land
  243. Tacit, tic = silent
  244. Term = end
  245. Therm = heat
  246. Tome = a slice, a piece cut off
  247. Theo, thei = god, religion
  248. Tim = fear
  249. Tors, tort = twist
  250. Trans = beyond, across
  251. Tract = draw, pull
  252. Trud, trus = push, shove
  253. Tri = three
  254. Turb = shake, whirl
  255. Umbr = shadow
  256. Ultra = beyond, excessive
  257. Uxor = wife
  258. Un = not
  259. Under = below
  260. Un, uni = one
  261. Urb = city
  262. Ver = true
  263. Vac = empty
  264. Vad, vas = go
  265. Veni, vent, vene = to come
  266. Vice = in place of
  267. Vita, viva = life
  268. Verb = word
  269. Via = way
  270. Vid, vis = to see
  271. Vinc, vict, vanq = to conquer
  272. Vol = wish
  273. Volv, volut = to roll
  274. Vert, vers = turn
  275. Voc, voca, vok, vow = call, word
  276. Vor = eat
  277. With = away, against

 

 

One Response to “Vocabulary Roots”

  1. bhaskar Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 15:51 #

    hai

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