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What are the Latin prefixes?

What are the Latin prefixes?

§59. A Summary of Latin Prefixes

a- ab- abs- (away) from
ad- to, toward
ante- before
circum- around

What are five words that contain Greek or Latin root affix?

Greek Root Words

Root Meaning Examples
aqu water aquarium, aquatic, aqualung
auto self automatic, automate, autobiograph
biblio book bibliography, bibliophile
bio life biography, biology, biodegradable

What are some Greek and Latin root words?

Greek and Latin Roots

Greek Root Meaning English Words
arche/archaeo primitive, ancient, origin archaic, archaeology
auto self autobiography, autoimmune
biblio books, of books bibliography, bibliophile
bio life autobiography, biology

What is the Latin root meaning light?

Two Latin words for – light – are common roots of English words. The Latin root – lux – can be seen in the words – lucid, elucidate, and translucent. The Latin root – lumen – can be found in the words – illuminate, luminary, and luminescent.

What are the 10 Greek prefixes?

prefix number indicated
hepta- 7
octa- 8
nona- 9
deca- 10

What are 10 Latin roots?

Latin Root Words and Different words made from them

  • Latin Root: acid. Meaning: acidic, sour.
  • Latin Root: aev, ev. Meaning: age.
  • Latin Root: insul. Meaning: island.
  • Latin Root: jur. Meaning: law, justice.
  • Latin Root: laps. Meaning: slide, slip.
  • Latin Root: libr. Meaning: book.
  • Latin Root: macer. Meaning: lean.
  • Latin Root: magn.

What does Luc Lum mean?

Root word: luc/lum = light.

What Greek root means fire?

fire. Latin. ignis. igneous, ignite, ignition.

What prefix means 5?


prefix number indicated
penta- 5
hexa- 6
hepta- 7
octa- 8

How many is hexa?

Hexa- is a combining form used like a prefix meaning “six.” It is used in a great many scientific and other technical terms. In chemistry, hexa- is specifically used to indicate six atoms or six groups of atoms in compounds, e.g., hexachloride.

What prefix means 11?

Table of number prefixes in English

Number Latin prefixes Greek prefixes
Cardinal Cardinal
10 decem-, dec- deca-
11 undec- hendeca-
12 duodec- dodeca-