In English

English Examples Origin Etymology (Root Language Origin) Latin ab "away" abnormal, abrasion, absent, abstract, aversion

ab-, a-, abs- away

ac-, acu-

sharp or pointed sharp, pungent, bitter, eager


acutus past participle of acuere acid, acupuncture, "to sharpen", from acute acus "needle" acer acrid, acrimony



acroad-, a-, ac-, af-, ag-, al-, ap-, ar-, as-, atadipaer-, aero-

height, summit, tip


acrobatics, Greek ἄθξνο ákros acromegalia, "high", "extreme" acronym, acrophobia, ad "to", "toward" adeps, adipis "fat" ἀήξ aer "air" aisthētikos "of sense perception" from αἰζθάνεζθαι aisthanesthai "to perceive" from Latin ager "field, country" from Greek ἀγπόρ agros "field" amor "love" from amāre "to love" ambi "on both sides" amicus ἀκθί amphi "on both sides" amplus Greek ἀν-/ἀ- "not" from Greek prefix ἀλά ana- "again", "against" anima "breath" adapt, affect, ascend, accept adipose aeronautics, aerosol

movement to or toward; Latin in addition to fat air, atmosphere Latin Greek


feeling, sensation



agriagroamat-, amorambi-

field field love, loved both, on both sides

Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek

agriculture agronomy amateur, amorous ambidexterity amicable, inimical amphibian, amphibolic amplification anhydrous, atypical anabaptist, anaphylaxis, anode animal, animation

amic-, -imic- friend around, about, both, on amphiboth sides of, both kinds ample amplan-, anot, without ana-, ananima-

again, against, back, up Greek breath Latin

ann-, -ennant-, antiante-, antianthoanthropoapoaquarararche-, archiarchaeo-, archeo-

year, yearly against, opposed to, preventive

Latin Greek

annus "year" ἀληί anti "against"

anniversary, annual, biannual, millennium antibiotic, antipodes

before, in front of, prior Latin to flower human away from, separate, at the farthest point water plow, till be dry ruler Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek



antediluvian, Latin ante "before", antebellum, "against" anticipate ἄλζνο anthos anther, anthology "flower" άλζξσπνο anthropology, anthropos "man" anthropomorphic ἀπό apo "from, apogee, apostasy away, un-, quite" aquamarine, aqua aquarium, aqueduct arāre arable ārēre "be dry or arid parched" ἀξρή arche "rule" archangel, (in compounds: archetype ἀπσε-, ἀπσι-) ἀξραῖνο arkhaios archaeology or "ancient" from archeology, archaic arkhē "beginning"

Relating to the North Pole or the region near it; relating to cold; used arct-, arctoGreek as the scientific name of some bear species, e.g. Ursus arctos horribilis silver Latin argentarthr-, joint Greek arthroastr-, astro- star, star-shaped athlaud-, audiaug-, auctaurauriaut- , autoprize Greek Greek

ἄξθηνο arktos "bear"

Arctic Ocean

argentum "silver" ἄξζξνλ arthron "joint" άζηξνλ astron "star" ἄζινο athlos "contest, feat" audire "to hear" augēre "to increase" aurum "gold"

argent, Argentina arthritis, arthropod astronomy athlete auditorium, auditory augmentation aureole

hearing, listening, sound Latin grow, increase Latin

relating to gold, or goldLatin colored relating to the ear Latin self; directed from Greek

auris "ear" auricle αὐηόο (autos) "self", automobile,


within bird axis merit

Latin Latin Greek

"same" avis "bird" axis "axis" Greek ἄμηνο (axios) "worth"

autonomy aviary, aviation axisymmetry axiology

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Root bacbarobasibathy-, bathobe-, beatMeaning In English rod-shaped weight, pressure at the bottom deep, depth Origin Language Latin Greek Greek Greek Etymology (Root Origin) from baculum "rod" βάξνο (baros) from βαίλσ, I walk, march, βάζηο "step" βαθύρ (bathús, bathýs) "deep" beare, beatus English Examples bacilla, bacteria barometer, barograph, baroreceptor basic, basis

batholith, bathyscaphe bless Latin beatification antebellum, bellicose, war Latin bellum, belli bell(i)belligerent good, well Latin bene (adverb) benefit, benignity benbis, "twice"; bini, "in binoculars, bigamy, two Latin bitwos" biscotti drink Latin bibere, bibitus imbibe bibβηβιίνλ (biblíon) book Greek bibliography, bible bibl"book" biology, biologist, life Greek βίνο (bíos) "life" bi(o)biosphere blennophobia, Greek βιέλλνο (blennos) blenn(o)- slime blennosperma germ, embryo, bud, βλαζηαίνυ, "I put Greek sideroblast blastcell with nucleus forth shoots" good Latin bonus bonify, bonitary bon(i)Greek βοππᾶρ Greek / Latin north (borras) "the north borealis bor(boreas) wind" βνηάλε, βόηαλνλ plant Greek botany botan(botanē, botanon) cow, ox Latin bos, bovis bovine bovβπασίυν (brakhíōn) brachial artery, Greek brachi(o)- arm "arm" brachiosaurus βπασύρ (brakhús, short Greek brachydactyly brachybrakhýs) "short"

casus caedere. bursary. βπόμη (brómos. bradýs) βπάγσιον (brágkhion. purse Greek Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin βπαδύρ (bradús. caesus from Latin calx "lime". cascaed-. incisor calculus. camera champion. clangor" βπόγσορ (brógkhos. case caesura. and from Greek σάλιξ (khalix) "pebble" "limestone" from Greek καλλόρ kallos "beauty" calor "heat" καλύπηέιν (kaluptein) camera campus "field". "bubble" bursarius bradycardia branchiopod. bróme) "oats" βπόμορ (brómos) "stench. cavity bulbous bubble. brevity Bromus ramosus bromide bronchitis Brontosaurus buccal. buccinator muscle bulbous. flask pouch. ebullism bursar. mouth.bradybranchbrev(i)brizbrombrombronchbrontbuccbulbbullburs- slow gill brief. short (time) nod oats oats windpipe thunder cheek. breviare βξίδσ (brizō) βπόμορ. nudibranch abbreviation. "level ground" canis "dog" cacophony accident. -ciscalcMeaning In English bad fall cut Origin Etymology (Root Origin) English Examples Language Greek Latin Latin Latin and Greek Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin θαθνο (kakos) cadere. Canis Major stone callicalorcalypcamercampcan(i)- beautiful heat cover vault field dog . campaign canine. bránkhion) "gill" brevis. calcite. -cid-. bulbule ebullient. brónkhos) βπονηή (brontē) bucca bulbus bulla. calcium calligraphy calorie apocalypse bicameral. caes-. disburse [edit] C Root cac(o)cad-. cadence. -cid-.

cesscelercen(o)cen(o)censcentcentencentesimcentrgoat box. iridescent Latin Latin canere "sing" candere "to be white or glisten" capere.can-. -cipit. chief. cavus "hollow" excavation cedere. celer. canto. carcerare Latin from Greek carcinoma Καπκίνορ karkinos "crab" cardiology. candle. carnis carnival. καπδιά kardia "heart" cardiograph cardo. captus "take or hold" (note the vowel change from a to i in compounds) caput. chef. cantor candid. cardinis cardinal caro. capitis "head" cantata. carpal "wrist" tunnel syndrome catastrophe. centesimus centesimation κένηπον (kéntron) eccentric . case coal jail Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin from cancer (disease) Greek relating to the Greek heart hinge Latin flesh Latin relating to fruit Greek relating to the wrist down chain pure tail hollow go quick new empty hundred hundred each hundredth center Greek Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek caper. take Latin capit-. recipient capital. carnivore from Greek καππόρ karpos carpology "fruit" from Greek καππόρ karpos carpal. καηά kata "down" catatonia catena concatenation θαζαξόο (katharos) catharsis cauda caudal cave. carbonis carcer. decapitate Capricorn. -cip-. centennial. -cept- hold. centum "hundred" centurion centeni centenary centesimal. capri capsa carbo. caprine capsule carbon incarceration cap-. recede acceleration. incandescent. -cin-. conception. candela capture. cessus procession. capt-. celerare celerity καινόρ (kainos) Cenozoic κενόρ (kenos) cenotaph censere "to estimate" census cent.head caprcapscarbocarcercarcicardi(o)cardincarncarpocarpcatacatencatharcaudcavced-. cantcand- sing glowing. captive. cavity.

declaration iconoclast clause. chiropractic σελώνη khelone "tortoise" chelonia from Greek σλυπόρ khlōros "green" from Greek σοπεία khoreia "dancing in unison" from ρνξόο khoros "chorus" chorda "rope" σπῶμα khrōma "color" σπςζόρ khrusos "gold" cilium θηλέσ (kineo) cinis. cinctcirccircum- relating to dance Greek cord color gold eyelash motion ash gird circle around Latin Greek Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek orange cirrcurl. relating to the cervix other of the hand or hands relating to a turtle green Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek θεθαιή kephale "head" θέξακνο (keramos) θέξαο. circumcise cirrhosis cirrus civility clade clarity. cervical et cetera chiroptera. cinctus circus circum "around" θηξξόο (kirros) cirrus civis θιάδνο (klados) clarus. include choreochordchromchrysocilicinecinercing-. chromium chrysolite cilia cinema incineration succinct circus circumference. chlorophyll choreography chordata chromosome. encephalogram ceramic ceratin discern cervix. "spur" cephaloceramceratcerncervicceterchirochelonochlorohead clay horn sift relating to the neck. clarare θιαζηόο (klastos) claudere. clausus chlorine. exclusion. close claus-."needle". tentacle cirrcitizen civbranch cladclear clarbroken clastclaud-. kleiein conclave "to close" θιεηζηόο kleistos . θέξαηνο (keras. cervicis "neck" ceterus σείπ kheir "hand" cephalopod. keratos) "horn" cernere cervix. cineris cingere. -clud-. -clusclavcl(e)istkey closed from Greek θιείο kleis "key" from κλείειν.

coprophagia. cordis cornu corona. θόξαθνο (korax. colum collum color cum condire θῶλνο (konos) contra θόπξνο (kopros) θόξαμ. inclement declination. coprophilia coracoid accord. lean. cribrate . cognizant. compress condiment conic. col-. corporis cortex. key mild bed. clementis -clinare θόρινο (kochlos) θνῖινο (koilos) cognoscere colare. coronare corpus. creatus credere. creature credibility rib cup skull thick make believe. unicorn corona. cosmetology costal cotyledon cranium crassitude creation. shoe sieve Greek Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin θξίθνο costa θνηύιε (kotulē) κπανίον (kranion) crassus creare. coronation corporation. corpse cosmonaut cosmetics.cleithrclementclincochlcoelcogncolcollcolorcon-. θξεπίδνο (krēpis. cordial cornea. recognize colander collar coloration connect. cornucopia. contradict ("say against") coprolite. corcondicon(o)contracoprocoraccordcorncoroncorporcorticcosm(o)-' cosmet(o)costcotylcranicrasscrecredcrepcribrring bar. together season cone against dung raven heart horn crown body bark universe Greek Latin Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek clemens. krēpidos) cribrum "a sieve" cribble. co-. conical contrast. creditus θξεπίο. inclined cochlea cognitive. recline shell hollow know strain neck color with. corticis θόζκνο (kosmos) κοζμεη (kosmet-) clemency. trust boot. com-. korakos) cor. collide.

cycle. damnation delete. exculpate cuneiform concurrent. debitus decimus. critcrispcristcross(o)cruc(i)crur(i)cryptcten(o)cubcubculinculpcunecurr-. point skin blue circular roll dog capsule cell (krikos) Greek Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek θξίζηο (crisis) crispus crista θξνζζόο (krossos) crux. cursus curvus cuspis. crucis crus. decimate . toe. shank hidden comb cube lie kitchen blame. cryptography ctenophore cubic. fault wedge run bent lance. tassel cross leg. crucify crural cryptic. θηελόο (kteis. away from. kunos) θύζηηο (kustis) θύηνο (kutos) crisis. cruris θξππηόο (kruptos) θηείο. recursion curvature bicuspid cuticle cyanide bicycle. succuba culinary culpable. cuspidis cutis θπαλόο (kuanos) θύθινο (kuklos) θύιηλδξνο (kulindros) θύσλ. ten English Examples dactylology. demented debit decibel. pterodactyl condemn. digit to inflict loss upon from. demndedebdeciMeaning In English finger. tenth. cuboid incubation. ktenos) θύβνο (kubos) cubare culina culpa cuneus currere. cyclone cylinder cynosure cystic cytoplasm [edit] D Root dactyldamn-. θπλόο (kuōn. from decem.cris-. curscurvcuspidcut(i)cyancycl(o)cylindcyn(o)cystcyt(o)- judge curled crest fringe. removing owe tenth part Origin Language Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Etymology (Root Origin) δάθηπινο (daktulos) damnāre dē debere. crucifix. critic crispate cristate crucial.

ten Δέιηα (delta) δῆκνο (dēmos) deni δένδπον (dendron): akin to δπύρ. speak finger terrible. deka-. denary dendrite condense. right δη δηά (dia) dicere. teaching house sleep back two doubtful lead sweet hard two power badly. dentures hypodermic Deuteronomy dexterity dicot. dipole diameter contradict. decahedron deltoid demagogue. dekdeltdemdendendr-. dentis δέξκα (derma) δεύηεξνο (deuteros) dexter δεμ-. doctdodecdog-. dendrodensdentdermdeuterdexterdextrodidiadictdigitdinodipldoc-. obdurate dyad dynamism. duress. dictation digital dinosaur diploid. democracy denarius. dec-. dynasty dysentery [edit] E . doxdomdormdorsdudubduc-. conductor. doctor dodecasyllabic dogmatic dome dormant. diplosis docile. endure. dictus digitus δεηλόο (deinos) δηπιόο (diplos) docere. ill Greek Greek Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Greek Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Greek Greek Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek δέκα deka. drys.deca-. through say. ductdulcdurdydynamdys- ten people ten each resembling a tree thick tooth skin second right right two apart. duration. dormitory dorsal dual dubious abduction. introduce durable. density dental. twofold teach twelve opinion. "tree" densus dens. doctus δώδεθα (dodeka) δόξα domus dormire dorsum duo dux dulcis durus δπν (duo) δύλακε (dunamē) δπζ- decagram. fearfully great double.

emendoengyenneaenseo-. Greek Greek Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Greek Latin Etymology (Root Origin) εθ (ek) νίθνο (oikos) εθηόο (ektos) edere. east upon knowledge or science even. egem-. race. ἐγώ αἴμ (aix) emere. ἤζεηλ (hethein) ἔζλνο (ethnos) ἔηπκνο (etumos) εὖ (eu) εὐξύο (eurus) ex έμσ externus equal. emptemeemulen-. e-. eosoepi-. emptus έκεηνο (emetos) aemulus. extrude. errant erythrocyte esoteric ethology ethmoid ethnic. out of outside outer Origin Language Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin. epoch ἐπηζηήκε (epistēmē) epistemic aequus equus έξγνλ (ergon) errare επςθπορ (eruthros) ἔμσ (esō) ἦθορ (ethos) ἠζκόο (hethmos). ethiethmethnetym(o)eueurex-. level horse work stray red within custom. nation true well wide from. I (first person) goat buy vomit striving to equal. economics. eth-. rivaling in inside narrow nine sword dawn. ecumenism ectoderm edible egocentric egophony exemption. efexoexter-. redeem emetic emulation emphasis endocrine ennead. esus ego.Root ececoectoed-. epepistemequ-. aemulare ελ (en) ἔλδνλ (endon) Εγγύο (engys) ελλέα (ennea) ensis Ἠώο/Ἕσο ἐπί (epi) English Examples eccentric ecology. tribe. extend exothermic exterior . ethnarch etymology euphoria Europe exclude. eos-. Equestrian ergonomics aberration. esegoego-. enneagon Eocene epicenter. Meaning In English out house outside eat self. -iquequergerrerythr(o)esoetho-. habit sieve people.

pact cat happy. falsfallacfamilifantfascfatufederfelfelicfellfeminfemorfend-. falsus fallax. femoris fendere. offense defenestration reference. infallibility fallacy familiarity fantasy fasciculation fatuous. transfer ferocity ferrous fetid. fallacis famulus θαληάδσ fascis fatuus English Examples fate. felis felix. -fic-.extraextremoutermost. fisfilfilifinfind-. feline felicity fellation femininity femoral defend. merry suck women. fisus filum filius finis findere. speak bean make sickle deceive false a close attendant to show bundle foolish. felicis fellare femina femur. manufacture falciform falsity. factus falx. fidelity filament affiliation finish. fatfabfac-. falcis fallere. trust thread son end split fix. fatus faba facere. final fission confirmation. fissfirmMeaning In English say. fetor Ficus confidence. foederis confederation. -fectfalcfall-. infant. agreement. -fell-. infatuation foedus. fidere. . useless treaty. female thigh prevent window carry fierce iron stink fig faith. fensfenestrferferocferrfetficfid-. ferocis ferrum fetere ficus fides. fissus firmus. extremophile [edit] F Root f-. fact. utmost Latin extremus extremity. factory. firmare Felinae. -fensus fenestra ferre ferox. league. preface faba bean defect. contract. settle Origin Language Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Etymology (Root Origin) fari. federal feles.

fusus effusion. fructis fructose centrifuge. fundare profundity fundere. inflation flaccus. frugfug-. functfur-. fugitive. inflection fligere. tube blow flabby yellow bend strike flower flow hearth dig hay leaf spring bore shape vault strong shallow round depression break brother rub cold forehead fruit flee smoke bottom pour do steal fork dark Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin firmament fistula flare. fossus fossil faenum folium defoliant fons. influx focus focal fodere. fractus fovea fracture. friction frigere frigid. profusion fungi. frictfrigfrontfruct-. florid fluere. flictflorflu-. frontal frux. frigorific frons. frontis confront. flexus flexor. frictus dentifrice. fugitfumfundfund-. fundus. furtfurcfusc- hollow. fluxus effluent. flaccere flaccid flavus flavonoid flectere. inflict flos.fistulflflaccflavflect-. fusfung-. forma formation fornix. fossfoenfolifontforformfornicfortfovefrang-. -fring. flatus flatulence. fluxfocfod-. fragfrater-. fornicis fornication fortis fortification fovea frangere. foratus perforation conformity. flexflig-. fratrfric-. floris floral. fungibility furare furtive furca bifurcation fuscus obfuscation [edit] G Root Meaning in Origin Etymology (Root English Examples . frangible. deformity. fontis forare. functus function. infringe frater fraternity fricare. fract-. fugere refuge fumus fume. flictus conflict. fluency. fumigation fundamentalism. fragment.

gregis segregation gubernare gubernatorial gustus gusto guttur guttural γςμνόρ (gymnos) gymnasium [edit] H Root Origin Etymology Meaning in Language (Root Origin) English Latin Greek Greek Latin habere. graphology gratus gratitude gravis gravity gregarious. pilot taste throat nude Language Greek Greek Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Origin) γάια. -gred-. -hib-. άιαο halogen (hals. globule gloria glorify gluten. γαιαθηόο (gala. gestation germen. have hibitblood haem(o)hal(o)hal-. go letter grain grand draw. halos) halare. habitus English Examples hab-.(geō) geology gelum gelid γένορ genocide gerere. inhale . gressgrammgrangrandgraphgratgravgregguberngustgutturgymnmilk stomach earth icy cold race.English galactgastrge(o)gelgenger-. germinis germination glaber glabrous glacies glacier gladius gladiator globus global. kind bear. carry sprout hairless ice sword sphere glory glue walk. granule grandis grandiloquous γξαθή (graphē) graphic. γαζηήξ (gaster) gastroenterologist γε (gē). prohibition αἷκα (haima) haemophilia ἅιο. grex. γεσ. regress gressus γξακκα (gramma) grammatic granum granary. gradere. halatus anhelation. gestgerminglabrglacigladiglobgloriglutingrad-. please heavy flock govern. write thank. habit-. step. gestus digest. galactic galaktos) gastric. -helsalt breathe habit. grade. glutinis agglutination gradus.

hominis hominid νκαιόο anomalous (homalos) honos. honoris honorable ὁξκή (horme) hormone hortus. heredis heredity έξπσ (herpo) herpetology ἑηεξνο heterodox (heteros) εὑξίζθσ heuristic ἕμ (hex) hexagon hibernus hibernation hiems hiemal ἵππνο (hippos) hippodrome hirtus. hirsutus hirsute hispidus hispidity histrionic ὁδόο (hodos) cathode. flat esteem that which excites garden host enemy ground Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin ἁπινῦο haploid (haplous) haurire. horti hospes. heptathlon haerere. exhaustion haustus ἥιηνο helium. herpolhode όινο (holos) holistic ὁκόο (homos) homosexual όκνηνο homeostasis (homoios) homo. inhume . humare horticulture hospitality hostile exhumation. single draw sun half one eleven seven cling grass heir creep different. haustheli(o)hemihenhendechepther-. other find six wintry winter horse hairy bristly actor way whole same like human even. adhesive. heliotrope ἥκηζπο hemisphere (hemisus) ἕλ (hen) henad. hodometer. hesherbheredherpheter(o)heurhexhibernhiemhipp(o)hirsuthispidhistrihodhol(o)hom(o)homeohominhomalhonorhormhort(i)hospithosthum- simple. hospitis hostis humus. coherent haesus herba herbicide heres. hyphen ἕλδεθα hendecagon (hendeka) επηά (hepta) heptagon.hapl(o)haur-.

itinis – march. in. insulation intermission.(1). intend illicit. quality of again route.(2). way Latin Latin Latin . isoceles quality. liberty iterum iter. ὕδσξ hydroponic. intercourse intracollegiate irascible. il-. Hydrophobia. over sleep later Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek ὕαινο (hualos) hyaline. ir(negation) under infraisland insulRoot thought ide(o)personal idi(o)fire ignin.hyalhydr(o)hygrhyohyp(o)hyperhypnhyster- glass water wet U-shaped under above. intercollegiate. unim-. ignition invite. hydraulic. Hydrogen. idiosyncrasy. journey iteration itinerary equal. hydrous. isometric. hydrophilic πγξόο (hugros) hygrometer ὑνεηδήο hyoid ὑπό (hupo) hypothermia ὑπέξ (huper) ὕπλνο hypnosis (hupnos) ὕζηεξνο hysteresis (husteros) [edit] I Meaning In English fish ichthtwenty icosshape id(o)idea. irrational infrastructure insular. iratis(o)-(i)tatiteritinamong. Hydrolysis. impossible. dehydrate. hydrologist. between intra irasci ίζνο (isos) English Examples ichthyology icosagon. icosahedron idol ideology. between within be angry Origin Language Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Etymology (Root Origin) ηρζύο (ichthus) είθνζη (eikosi) εἶδνο (eidos) ηδέα (idea) ἴδηνο (idios) ignis in ininfra insula inter (preposition) – among. the same Greek property of. incur. on in. ideogram idiom. inimical. irate isomorphic. im. idiot igneous. hyaloid hydrology. Hydrate.

near Latin [edit] K Root Meaning In English Origin Language Greek Greek Greek Greek Etymology (Root Origin) ρίιηνη (chilioi) θηλέσ (kineo) θιέπηεο (kleptēs) θῦδνο (kudos) English Examples kilogram. elaboration laceration lacrimal.slide. slip lip labitoil labortear lacercry.thousand movement. youth Latin beside.glory kine- [edit] L Meaning In English lab-.[edit] J Root jacjac. kinetic energy.(originally IAC).steal kudo. iectus – "to throw" (and cognates thereof) janua jocus jugare. motion klept. subjugate conjunction. iacere. iuris. interject. tears lacrimmilk lactlayer. judic (originally IVS) juv-. kinesthetic kleptomania kudos kil(o). lapsus labia. labial collaboration. throw door joke yoke join younger law. ieci. judge adjutant juvenile. junctus junior ius. kilobyte telekinesis. -jectjanjocjugjung-. laps. juvare. junctjuniorjus-. relapse bilabial. jutus juvenis juxta adjacent eject. lactation. lactis. ejaculate. kilometer. lactose laminate. labiae labor lacer lacrima "tear" lac. slice laminshine lampRoot Origin Language Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Etymology (Root Origin) labi. iusticiae. trajectory janitor jocularity conjugal. lacrimous lactate. iudicis. jury. lactare lamina λαμπάρ lampas English Examples elapse. juncture juniority justice. iudex. jur. iusticia. etc. jutjuvenjuxtaMeaning In Origin English Language lie Latin cast. rejuvenate juxtaposition help Latin young. jugum jungere. justice Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Etymology (Root Origin) English Examples jacēre "to be thrown" iacio. lamination lamp .

relaxation lesion legal. line bilingual. Neolithic Era locus local. luminis luna allocution. megalith. ligature linearity. lunatic . wide side praise wash not tense hurt law smooth gentle lion flake. lauslavlaxled-. lucis light ludere.lapidlarglarvlat(i)laterlaud-. literal. laesus lex. locutluclud-. levitation liberation library ligament. linguistic free book bind line language. lictus λίπορ lipos lapidary enlargement larva. light play light moon Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin relict. legare λείορ leios lenis.leave fat lip(o)literlith(o)locloglongloqu-. light Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek "torch" lapis. word. lusluminlunletter stone place Latin thought. luminous lunar. lapidis largus larva latus latus. longitude loqui lux. legislative leiomyoma leniency Leo. lenire leo. lateris laudere lavare laxus. liberare liber. illusion illumination. lingutongue linqu-. lict. littera literacy. seize white lift. Greek speech long Latin speak bright. levare liber. lusus lumen. λόγορ logos "word" morphological longus elongate. monologue. relinquish lipolysis alliteration. illiterate. location logic. leonis "lion" λέπιρ lepis λήτηρ lepsis λεςκόρ leukos levis "light" (in weight). obliterate lithosphere. λίθορ lithos "stone" monolith. leonine. leslegleiolenileonleplepsleuc(o)-. ligatus linea lingua tongue. language linquere. scale grasp. legis. larval latitude bilateral laud lavatory laxative. larvae. Leopold Lepidoptera epilepsy leucocyte elevator. mask broad. laxare laedere. leuk(o)levliberlibrliglin- stone large ghost. libri ligare. eloquence Lucifer (bearer of light) allude.

mentis κέξνο (meros) merx. medieval megaphone meiosis Melanesia. evil breast flow stay hand crazy hand sea mother greatest middle great. mersmesmeter-. matris maximus medius. melanoma amelioration mellifluous memorial meningitis menstruation. thermometer metaphor. Greek beyond grain Latin . mediare κέγαο (megas) κείνλ (meiōn) κέιαο (melas) melior mel. permanent. majuscule malfeasance. matrix maximal median. dark better honey remember membrane moon mind part reward. metrmetamicMeaning In English long great. hire dip. maris marine. mellis memor κεληλμ (meninx) μήν (men) mens. manēre. wretched. mammary gland manare emanationism. matrmaximmedi-. remand mandatus καλία kleptomania.[edit] M Root macromagnmajmalmammmanmanmandmania manumarmater-. merchant emerge. immanant immanence. magnificent major. mercis mergere κέζνο (mesos) κέηξνλ (metron) κεηά (meta) mica matriarch. majority. menopause demented. malus malignancy. malicious. immersion mesolithic. mansus remanence mandāre. midimegmeimelanmeliormellmemormeningmen(o)mentmermercmerg-. wages. large greater bad. metaphysics micelle above. malodorous mamma mammal. mentality polymer mercantile. mesozoic metric. majus majesty. maniac manus manual. plunge middle measure Origin Language Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Greek Greek Etymology (Root English Examples Origin) καθξόο (makros) macron magnus magnanimous. large less black. manuscript mare. mandate. among. maritime mater.

mirari. mortuary mobile. mural mouse Muscicapidae. mixtmitmitt-. ten thousand story slime suck Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek κηθξόο (mikros) migrare miles. miratus sum κῖζνο (misos) miscere. minus miror. muris musca. muscae mutare Μπο (mus) κύξηνο (murios) κῦζνο (muthos) κύμα (muxa) microphone. mixture mitochondrion intermittent. smaller wonder. mythology . miracle. molere. morphology immortal. missionary. million millenary mime. misogyny miscellaneous. motus mulgere multus murus. mortis moveo. monism Moniliformida Montana anthropomorphism. morpheme. mixtus κίηνο (mitos) mittere. monotone. mimic prominent minority. amazement hate mix thread send memory grind soft one string of beads mountain form. momentum. movere. Muscidae mutation musophobia myriad mythic. mulsmult(i)murmusmuscmutmymyrimythmyxmyz- small wander soldier thousand thousand each repeat jut less. migrate military. minuscule admire. mollify monolith. missus κλήκε (mnēmē) mola. militis mille milleni κίκνο (mimos) minere minor. shape death move. microscope emigrant. montis κνξθή (morphe) mors.micr(o)migrmilitmillmillenmimminminmirmismisce-. move emulsion multitude. much wall thief fly change mouse countless. motion milk many. transmission mnemonic molar emollient. multiplex immured. missmnemolmollmon(o)monilmontmorphmortmov-. militia millennium. molitus mollis κόλνο (monos) monile mons. motmulg-. muri mus. mirror misandry. motor. mortality. multiple.

neurosurgeon nictation denigrate annihilation nocturnal node. natus (naus) navis λένο (neos) λεθξόο (nekros) nectere. nodule nomadic nomination none nonary nonagenary nonagesimal notaphily wink black nothing night knot arrangement. narcotic narrative nasal nascent. nomados) nomen. paper notspurious nothback. south notonine novnew novnine each noven- novennial innovation.ninetieth letter. native astronaut naval neologism necrophobia connection nectopod negative nematode nemoral nephritis Polynesia neurology. law those who let nomadpasture herds name nominnot nonninth nonnonagen. tie necto-. nex. note. λνκάδνο (nomas.ninety each nonagesim. swimming nectsay no neghair nemagrove.join. nova novenary . nexus νεκηορ nektos negare λήκα nemus.[edit] N Meaning in English nostril narnumb narctell narrnose nasnasc-. noctis nodus λόκνο (nomos) λνκάο. nat. nemoris λεθξόο (nephros) λήζνο (nesos) λεπξώλ (neuron) nictari niger nihilum nox.born ship nautship navnew ne(o)dead necr(o)nect-. nominis non nonus nonageni nonagesimus notare λόηνο (notos) novem novus noveni English Examples narcosis. woods nemorkidney nephrisland nesRoot neurnictnigrnihilnoctnodnomnerve Origin Language Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek Latin Greek Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Etymology (Root Origin) naris λάξθε (narkē) narrare nasus nascere.

novendecnox-. obstreperous octagon. nubis nux. octahedron octangular. ostentatious. oculus anode. odontos) odorem νίθνο (oikos) νἴδεκα (oidēma) νίλνο (oinos) νηζνθάγνο (oisophagos) όγδννο (ogdoos) νεηδέο (-oeidēs) νιεθξαλώλ (ōlekranon) English Examples obstinate. way hate tooth fragrant house of swollen wine gullet eighth like oily skull of elbow olecranon . o-. νδόληνο (odous. nudity nullify numeral pronunciation nuptial nutrient [edit] O Root Meaning in English Origin Language Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin from Greek Etymology (Root Origin) ob νθηώ (oktō) octō octāvus octogeni octogesimus octoni oculus. octennial. against oseight octoctoctavoctogenoctogesimoctonoculodododontodoroeciousoedoenoesophogdo-oid oleolecraneight eighth eighty each eightieth eight each eye path. oculare νδόο (hodos) odium νδνύο. octovir octaval octogenary octogesimal octonary ocular. nucis nucha nudus nullus numerus nuntius noxious innuendo nubile nucleus nuchal cord denude. nocnunubnucnuchnudnull(i)numer-nuncinuptinutri- nineteen harmful nod nut back of neck naked none number announce nourish Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin novendecim noxa nuere nubes. odometer odious odontology odorous oedema oenology oesophagus ob-. oc-.

ornithos) ὀξζόο (orthos) oscillum os. orthosis oscillation osteoporosis ostiole ostracism . omnivore omphalectomy onerous onomatopoeia ontogeny. oris orbis όξρηο (orchis) ōrdō. oneris όλνκα (onoma) όληνο (ontos) νλπκα (onuma) νίνλ (oion) opacus opus.oligoliv-oma omasomentominommomniomoomphaloneronomont-onym ooopacoperoperculophiophthalmopisthopoteroptoptoptimororborchordinorganori-. ossis ὀζηνῦλ (ostoun) ostium ὄζηξαθνλ (ostrakon) oligarchy omasum ominous ommatidium omnipotence. ontology pseudonym oocyte opacity opera ophthalmology opisthosoma. orator orbit orchid ordinal. instrument. ordinary organism orient adorn. ortornornithorth(o)oscilloss(i)osteoostiostrac- few olive cancer paunch fat skin eye all shoulder navel burden name existing name egg shady work little cover snake eye behind either eye choose best mouth circle testicle order organ. ortus ōrnāre ὄξληο (ornis. ornament. opsimath optical adopt. ordinis όξγαλνλ (organon) oriri. ominis ὄκκα (omma) omnis νκθαιόο (omphalos) onus. operis operculum όθηο (ophis) νθζαικόο (ophthalmos) όπηζζελ (opisthen) ὁπόηεξνο (hopoteros) νπηόο optos optare optimus os. optional optimum oral. tool eastern bird straight swing bone bone entrance shell Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek νιίγνο (oligos) oliva -σκα omasum omentum omen. ornate ornithology orthodoxy.

pandemic pantos) pandere. pampand-. parameter paries. pastpasspasserpatpathpati-. paediatric paidos) pagina pagination palus impale παιαηόο (palaios) paleontology παιηλ (palin) palindrome pallere pallid. old back pale mantle palm in marshes all spread beside. ovule ovine oxymoron [edit] P Root pacpachpaedpaginpalpalae-. παηδόο (pais. endure.otovovioxy- ear egg sheep sharp. Latin permit father Latin few Latin Latin sin Latin fixed Greek . parietis parietal pars. pastus pasture. passus pater. passer passerine patere patent πάζνο (pathos) pathetic. palepalinpallpallipalmpalustr(i)pan-. pointed Greek Latin Latin Greek νὖο.σηόο (ous. feel. passpatr(i)paucpavpeccpectMeaning in English peace thick child page stake ancient. παληόο (pas. pansus expand. patrilocal paucity pavement impeccable pectic. pathology pati. near wall part maiden little feed pace. pacis pacifism παρύο (pachus) pachydermata παῖο. panspar(a)parietpart(i)parthen(o)parvpasc-. patient patriarch. pallor pallium pallium palma palmate paluster palustral πᾶο. repast passus passeriform. hurt Greek suffer. expansion παξά (para) parallel. pectin be open Latin to feel. partis partition παξζέλνο (parthenos) parthenogenesis parvus pascere. step sparrow Origin Language Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Etymology (Root English Examples Origin) pax. ōtos) ovum ovis ὀμύο (oxus) otology oval. patris paucus peccare πεθηόο (pēktos) passive.

pedis pejor pellere paene pendere πελία (penia) penna πέληε (pente) (pentekostos) πέζζεηλ. pulspenpend-. propulsion peninsula. bearing. periscope pessimal appetite. medicine visible bear. θάιαγγνο phalange(s) (phalanx. beyond around peach worst strive towards rock dark eat close formation of troops. pinnpentpentecostpeptperperanperipersicpessimpetpetrphaeophagphalangphalarpharmaphaneropherphiliaphlegphloephob(ia)phon(o)phor- chest money child foot worse drive almost hang deficiency feather five fiftieth to digest thoroughly. penultimate. friendship heat tree bark fear sound carry. phonograph metaphor . παηδόο (pais. carry love. penspenispenn-.pectorpecunpedpedpejorpel-. peptos) per πεξί πεξζηθόο (persikos) pessimus petere πέηξα (petra) θαηόο (phaios) θαγεῖλ (phagein) pectoral pecuniary pedagogy pedal pejorative propellent. through across. finger bones having a patch of white drug. Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek pectus. competition petroglyph sarcophagus θάιαγμ. paidos) pes. πεπηόο (pessein. persistent perimeter. penumbra suspend pennate pentagon pentecostalism peptic perfect. phalangos) θάιαξνο (phalāros)[1] θάξκαθνλ θαλεξόο θέξσ θηιηα θιέγσ θινηόο (phloios) θόβνο (phobos) θσλή (phone) θόξνο (phoros) pharmacy pheromone philosophy Phlegmatics hydrophobia microphone. pectoris pecunia παῖο.

placatus placēre. pictpinopirpiscpisplacplacplac-. placitus πιάγηνο (plagios) planus plangere πιάζσ (platho) πιαηύο (platus) plaudere. broad clap fill people plait interwoven full near full side fold. plexus πιέθσ (pleko) plenus πιεζίνο (plēsios) πιῆζνο (plēthos) πιεπξά pleura plicare. plausple-. photphragmphrenphryn(o)phylphyllphysaphysphytpicpilpinping-. plexplecplenplesiplethpleurplicplinthplorplu- bearer light fence diaphragm. plakos) placare. braid brick rain Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin θῶο θξάγκα (phragma) θξήλ. θνύζθα (phusa. picis photograph diaphragm schizophrenia phylum chlorophyll physics neophyte pingere πίλεηλ (pinein) piscis πίζνο (pisos) πιαμ. plebis plectere. θξελόο (phrēn. toad-like tribe leaf bladder nature plant pitch hair pine paint drink pear fish pea plate.phos-. -plicplagiplanplangplasplatyplaud-. tablet calm please oblique flat mould flat. planar plangent plasma. πιαθόο (plax. phouska) θύζε (physe) θπηώλ (phuton) pix. replicate implore . suppletive plebian perplex Plectics plenary plethora duplication. mind toad. phrenos) θξύλε (phrunē) θύισλ (phulon) θύιισλ (phullon) θπζά. pletplebplect-. plastic platypus applaud complete. plicatus πιίλζνο (plinthos) plorare pluere picture pinocytosis Pisces placate placid explanation. plausus plere plebs.

lung foot beard make city pole stake. tripod pogonotrophy poiesis metropolis. behind drink river leek-green meadow crooked before pray grasp Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin pluma plumbum pluris plurimus plus pluvia πλεῦκα πνύο. position. positus postpone pondus. portatus transportation post posterior. portare. polipolpolpolempoli(o)pollicpollinpolypon-. feather lead more most more rain air. pale war grey thumb many put weight bridge people passage pig purple gate carry after. podos) πώγσλ. pollicis pollen. positponderpontpopulporporcporphyrportportpostpotpotamprasinpratpravpreprecpredprehend-. πνδόο (pous. pork ποπθύπα (porphura) porphyrin porta portal export. precare deprecation praedari predator prehendere comprehend . polar pole-vault polemic pollination polygon component. postscript potare potable Mesopotamia. ponderis ponderable pons. πώγσλνο (pōgōn. politics dipole. pollinis πολύρ (polus) plumage. pontis pontoon populus population πόπορ (poros) pore porcus porcine. plumate plural pluvial pneumatic podiatry. ποηαμόρ (potamos) hippopotamus ππάζινορ (prasinos) prasinous pratum pravus depravity prae previous prex. ponere.plumplumbplurplurimpluspluvipneupodpogon(o)poiepole-. pōgōnos) πνηέσ πόιηο (polis) πόινο (polos) palus πόλεμορ (polemos) πνιηόο (polios) pollex.

primeval. punctpunipuppurpurgpast price first former separate before. pulmonis pulvis. pulchri pulmo. pretermission primary. pulveris pungere punire pupa purus purgare pressure Presbyterianism preterite. pubescent publication impudent pugnacious. purity expurgate. pressold presbpreterpretiprimpriorprivproproprobproctpropripros(o)prot(o)proximprunpsammapseud(o)psil(o)psych(o)psychr(o)pterptoptyalptychpubipublicpudepugnpulchrpulmonpulverpung-. pressus ππέζβςρ (presbus) praeter pretium primus prior privare. fern fall saliva fold. forward try anus forward first nearest plum sand false bare mind cold wing. purgatory fight beautiful lung dust prick punish doll pure . layer sexually mature Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin premere. primitive priority deprivation propulsion probation proctology appropriate protoplasm proximity prune pseudonym epsilon psycho helicopter ptosis triptych pubic. in front of for. pungent punitive pupa. puppet impure. repugnant pulchritude pulmonary pulverize puncture. -primpress . privatus πξό (pro) pro probare ππυκηόρ (proktos) proprius ππόρ (pros) ππῶηορ (prōtos) proximus prunus τάμμορ (psammos) ςεῦδνο (pseudos) ςηιόο (psilos) ςπρε (psychē) ςπρξνο (psuchros) πηεξώλ (pteron) πηώζεο πηύον (ptyon) πηςσή (ptuchē) publicus pudere pugnare pulcher.prendprem-.

radiare rādix. shave beam. ramose Rana rancid. quotient English Examples quadrangle. bitterness Origin Language Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Etymology (Root Origin) radere. putative pylon pyrolysis [edit] Q Root quadrquadragenquadragesimquartquasiquaternquati-. -quisitquiquinquindecimquindenquinquequintquotMeaning In English four forty each fortieth fourth as if four each shake search. rancor . radiation eradicate.purpurputpygopylpyr(o)- purple think rump gate heat. ππξόο (pur. how great Origin Language Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Etymology (Root Origin) quattuor quadrageni quadragesimus quartus quasi quaterni quatere quaerere quies quini quindecimus quindeni quinque quintus Inquisition. quassquer-. radical ramification. quartile quaternary. quesit-. grudge. quadrillion quadragenary quadragesimal quartary. rādīcis rāmus rana rancere English Examples abrade. rasradiradicramranrancMeaning In English scrape. rasus radius. puros) compute. -quir-. spoke root branch frog rancidness. quaternion [edit] R Root rad-. seek rest five each fifteenth fifteen each five fifth how many. ππιῶλνο (pulōn) πύξ. quintile quota. query quiet quinary quindecimal quindenary quinquennium quintary. abrasion radiance. fire Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek purpura putāre πύγεε (pugē) ππιώλ.

roboris rodere. rupture rural [edit] S Root Meaning in Origin Etymology (Root English Examples . erosion. rent flow chill nose. rubrrugruminrump-. rectus remus renes repere. erection. redreg-. ῥάρεσο (rhachis) ῥαγίδσ ῥεῖλ (rhein) ῥῖγνο (rhigos) ῥίο. ruminis rumpere. erect. trireme renal reptile reticle. rugare rumen. ῥηλόο (rhis. rachrhagrherhigrhinrhizrhod(o)rhombrhynchrid-. risus robur. reptus rete retro ῥάβδνο (rhabdos) ῥάρηο. -rig-. creep net backward. behind rod spine tear. retrospective. reptretretrorhabdrhach-. ruby corrugation rumination eruption. rectremrenrep-. rodent interrogation rostrum rotation rubric. rhabdom rhachiodont rhagades rheostat rhigosaurus rhinoplasty rhizome rhododendron rhombus Rhynchobatus derision. risroborrod-.rapraphrarraucre-. prow wheel red wrinkle throat break country Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin rapum ξαθή (raphē) rarus raucus reregere. rhinos) ῥίδα (rhiza) ῥόδνλ (rhodon) ῥόκβνο (rhombos) ῥύγρνο ridere. ruptus rus. strength gnaw ask beak. redact dirigible. ruptrur- turnip seam harsh. ruris rapeseed rarity raucous recede. ridicule corroboration corrode. rosrogrostrrotruber-. rectum bireme. retrovirus rhabdoid. back straight oar kidney crawl. hoarse again. rotare ruber ruga. retina retrograde. rosus rogare rostrum rota. snout root rose spinning top snout laugh oak.

saltus salix. examine. bowl. -sili-. -scensscaphschemschissciscind-. stethoscope inscribe. observe write carve shield cup Language Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Origin) ζάθραξνλ (sakcharon) sacer.English saccharsacr-. salicis salicin salvare salvation sanus insane. salient. sacrare sagax. scriptsculpscutscyphsugar sacred Wise arrow salt jump willow save healthy holy blood taste. stairs uneven climb anything hollow. reptile rock scratch ladder. sacrament sagacity sagittal plane. -sipisaponsarc(o)sativsaursaxum scabscalscalenscand-. sarcophagus sarkos) sativus ζαῦξνο (sauros) dinosaur saxum scabere scabies scala scale ζκαληνόρ skalenos scalene scandere ascend ζρῆκα (schema) ζρίζκα (schisma) scire scindere ζθιεξόο (sklēros) ζθνιηόο (skolios) ζθνπόο (skopos) scribere sculpere scutum ρνύθηα (choyphta) schematic schism prescient. saltus resilient. secrsagacsagittsalsali-. sanity sancire sanctify. saltsalicsalvsansanctsanguinsapi-. scripture sculpture scute Scyphozoa . sagacis saccharin consecrate. sanctuary sanguis. -scend-. wise soap flesh cultivated lizard. science scissors scleroderma scoliosis kaleidoscope. scans-. sanguinis sanguine sapere sapient sapo. salis. salere salinity salire. scisssclerscoliscop-. scopy. view. sagitta Sagittaria sal. ship plan split know split hard crooked look at. saponis saponification ζάξμ (sarx. sceptscrib-.

saw-toothed save. serrare servare sesqui seta severus sex sexageni sexagesimus sextus sibilus. session. protect. sexennium sexagenary sexagesimal sextant sibilance desiccation .sit sedecsegetseiselensellsemasemiseminsensensenti-. calm Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin se sebum secare sedare sedere sedecim segetum ζεηζκόο (seismos) ζειήλε (selene) sella ζῆκα (sema) semis semen. sexangle. sect-. seminis senex. sensseptseptseptenseptimseptuagenseptuagesimseptuagintsequ-. senility senary consensus transept septennium septenary septuagenary septuagesimal Septuagint consecutive. sebum secant. semaphore semi-final insemination senator. serve one and a half hair stern. section. supersede sedecimal seismograph Selene semantics. seat sign half seed old man six each feel fence. segsed- apart tallow cut settle. serious six sixty each sixtieth sixth hiss dry secede. sesexagensexagesimsextsibilsiccsixteen in cornfields shake moon saddle. sensus saeptum septem septeni septimus septuageni septuagesimus septuaginta sequere serum serus serpere serra. partition. sedition sebaceous. enclosure seven seven each seventh seventy each seventieth seventy follow any body fluid late crawl saw. sequence serpent serration conservation sesquicentennial severity sedsebsec-. segment sedative reside. senis seni sentire. strict. sediment. sess. sibilare siccus sed-. -sid-. secutser(o)ser(ot)serpserrservsesquisetseversex-.

social solar consolation solenoid solution somatic insomnia resonance sophist absorb. signal silence silviculture simian assimilate. esperance ζπέξκα (sperma) angiosperm ζθήλ (sphen) ζθαῖξα (sphaira) spheroid. group an imitating. solutsomasomnsomnisonsophsorb-. sociare sol solare ζσιήλ (solen) solvere ζῶκα (sōma) somnus somnium sonus ζοθόρ (sophos) sorbere sordes. bay tube cause to stand food. spectspectspeculsperspermsphen(o)sphersphinctspicspin- star sign quiet or still forest ape. grain. -spic-. soothe pipe. look at observe hope seed wedge ball closing spike thorn Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin sidus. sperare desperation. set free body sleep dream sound Wise suck dirt sister space look watch. wheat group sun comfort. designate. similarity simulation singular sinistral insinuate siphon consist sitology associate. monkey likeness. trust. specere inspection. absorption sordid sorority spatial conspicuous.sidersignsilsilvsimisimilsimulsingulsinistrsinusinussiph(o)sistsitosocisolsolsolensolv-. sordere soror spatium sidereal design. sideris signum silere silva simia similis simulare singuli sinister. feigning one each left (to draw) a line hollow. channel loosen. specimen spectare spectator speculari speculation spes. sorptsordsororspatispec-. sphere ζθίγγα spica spina spine . sinistri sinuare sinus ζίθσλ (siphon) sistere ζίηνο (sitos) socius.

strew breastbone line. strigis stringere. spit Latin scaly. stiff having stiff bristles turning dedication Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Latin strigogyps stringent ζηξνθή (strophe) struere construction. sponsspondylspu-. excite Latin apart Latin aim Greek mouth Greek twisted compress upright. stratus ζηέξλνλ (sternon) ζηίρνο (stichos) ζηίγκα stilla. filthy Latin scale Latin spreading at tips Latin stand pool of standing water Latin Latin Greek Greek tin stand fat. strictstrigosstrophstru-. -stitusteastegstellstensterestern-.spirspond-. give assurance. stillare stimulus stinguere ζηόρνο ζηόκα ζηξεπηόο (streptos) strix. guarantee. status stagnare ζηαιαθηίηεο (stalaktites) ζηαιαγκόο (stalagmos) stannum statuere ζηέαξ. tallow covering star narrow solid spread. stinctstochstomstreptstrigstring-. establish stagnant stalactite stalagmite stannous institution. Latin promise solemnly vertebra spew. sputsqualsquamsquarrosststagnstalactstalagmstannstatu-. station. stratsternstichstigstillstimulstingu-. ζηεαξνο (stear. dirty. statue. strictus stable. steatos) stella ζηελόο (stenos) ζηεξεόο (stereos) sternere. construe studere student . row Latin Latin Greek spirare spondere. rouse. statute stearic acid steganography constellation. squalor stare. statistic. status. sponsus respiration spuere squalere squama sputum squalid. stellar stenography stratify sternum stigma distillation stimulate distinction. distinguish stochastic Greek Latin Greek Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek drip Latin goad. structstud- breathe Latin a surety.

stupstylsu-. symsyring- wonder column. over deaf rise with pipe Latin Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek stupere ζηῦινο (stulos) suere suadere. syl-. ζύξηγγνο (syrinx. tacitus reticent. tectus contact. suassuavsub-. tagtapettardtarstaurtaurtaxtechnteg-. suasus suavis sub subter sudare sulcus sumere super supinus supra surdus surgere ζύλ (sun) ζύξηγμ. tangent retard. tectMeaning in English be silent swift ribbon ankle touch carpet slow ankle bull bull arrangement. su-. -tictachtaeniataltang-. sy-. sussubtersucrsudsulcsum-. order cover Origin Language Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Latin Greek Greek Latin Etymology (Root English Examples Origin) tacere. tardy tarsal Minotaur Taurus taxonomy technology protection . syringos) stupor stylus suture suicide persuasion suave submerge subterfuge sucrose sulcus assumption. sutsuisuad-. pillar sew self urge sweet below sugar sweat furrow take above. tapetis tardus ηαξζόο (tarsos. consume supersede supranationalism absurdity resurgent symbol. sumptsupersupinsuprasurdsurgsyn-. a flat basket) ηαῦξνο (tauros) taurus ηάμεο (taxis) ηέρλε (techne) tegere. synonym. symmetry [edit] T Root tac-. -ting-. tactus tapete. tacit ηαρπο (tachus) tachometer ηαηλία (tainia) talus tangere. over lying back above. system. tact-.

tenuous tepid attrition. atom. ηόκνο (tomos) ηόλνο (tonos) ηόπνο (topos) tornare < ηόξλνο (tornos) torpere telephone. tritteretterg-. tersus terminus terni terra tertius testis ηεηξά (tetra-) texere. tritus teres. terracotta tertian. textthalamthalassthanthe-theca thel(o)the(o)-. thustheorithermtherothyreotimting-. thesis thesaurus Bibliotheca theology. terrain. tinctus ηνκή (tome). extension attenuate. theory thermometer thyroid timid tincture ectomy. bed sea death put case god heat beast. ζεξόο ζπξεόο timere tingere. animal large shield be afraid moisten cut stretch place cut numb Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Greek Greek Greek Latin from Greek Latin ηῆιεηέινο ηέκλσ tempus. textus ζάιακνο (thalamos) ζάιαζζα (thalassa) ζάλαηνο (thanatos) ηίζεκη (tithemi) ζήθε ζειή ζεόο (theos) ζεσξία ζεξκόο (thermos) ζήξ. tersterminternterrtertitesttetrtex-. temporis tenere.teleteleotemnotemporten-. thin be warm rub rounded wipe three each dry land third witness four weave chamber. topography torpor . telescope. tertiary testimony tetrahedron texture Panthalassa euthanasia theme. temporal. contrite detergent determine. telegram teleology temporary. teretis tergere. continent. tentus tendere. tenttend-. tome topic. -tin-. tincttomtontoptorntorpe- far. tenstenutepter-. tensus tenuis tepere terere. end complete cut time hold stretch slender. ternion terrace. enthusiasm theorem. tenacious extend. termination ternary.

transcend. trichos) trini ηξνρόο ηξόπνο (tropos) ηξνθόο trudere. traumatic trecenti trecentennial tredecim ηξεηζθαίδεθα triskaidekaphobia tremere tremor ηξῆκα (trēma) ηξεῖο. torque.torqu-. uberare English Examples exuberant ultimus ultimate . ηξία (treis. trigon. tortus totus ηόμνλ (toxon) trabs. trans transportation ηξάπεδα (trapeza) trapezoid ηξαύκα (trauma) trauma. trabis ηξαρύο (trachus) ηξάγνο (tragos) trahere. torture total tragus subtrahend. tracttrans-. bow beam rough goat pull/draw across four-sided. table wound three hundred thirteen thirteen tremble hole three three thirty each thirtieth hair three each wheel turning feed. tra-. tractus extortion. intrude pertussis tympani [edit] U Root uberuliguloultimMeaning in English fruitful in marshes wooly farthest Origin Language Latin Latin Greek Latin Etymology (Root Origin) uber. tripod tria) triangle. tres triumvirate triceni tricenary tricesimus ζξίμ. tractor tradition. grow thrust cough drum Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Greek Latin Greek Greek Greek Latin Latin Greek torquere. triad. trusus tussis. trantrapeztraumtrecenttredectreiskaidektremtrematritritricentricesim-. ηξηρόο (thrix. tussire ηύκπαλνλ (tumpanon) trigesimal trichopathophobia trinity tropic pogonotrophy extrusion. whole arrow. trustusstympan- twist all. trigesimtrichtrintrochtroptrophtrud-. trivia. torttottox(o)trabtrachytrag(o)trah-.

twelfth unciundwave undecim. uro. vasvagvanvapveh-. vapid. idle Latin lack (of) carry veil pull quick vein hunt come sell Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin . vulsus velox. urbis urgere ursus uti.urine city urbwork urgursut-. umbrella unary. vain. velocis vena venari venire vendere English Examples vacancy. ventvendMeaning in English empty Origin Language Latin Etymology (Root Origin) vacare vadere vagus.eleventh unden. convention vendor. vector revelation.tail ur-. pervasive vague. utility uvea uxoricide [edit] V Root vacvad-. vagare vanus vapor vehere. vagabond vanity evaporation. uroborus urology urban urgent Ursa Major. hooked uncounce. vulsvelocvenvenven-. shadow Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Greek Greek Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin ultra umbilicus umbra unus.eleven each ungui. nail ungul. uni. union uncinate uncial abundant. vectus velum vellere. vacuum evade.navel umbrshade. hoof ur-. undulate undecimal undenary ungulate uroid. vaporize vehicle. velate convulsion velocity venosity venison advent. unius uncus uncia unda undecimus undeni unguis ungula νὐξά (oura) νὖξνλ (ouron) urbs. vacation.claw. uro.beyond ultraumbilic. ursine usual. usus uva uxor un-. usuvuxorbear use grape wife ultrasonic umbilical penumbra.claw. vending go Latin wander Latin empty.

invert. verbatim. survive. obvious. vertical vesical vesperal divest. western clothe. verity verbal. vitiate vitreous revive. visus vilis villus vinum vincere. vicissitude vicenary vicesimary. vision vile. visceris vita vitellus vitium vitrum vivere vox. vocation. viridian viscosity visceral vital vice. verbosity reverberation vermiform vernal convert. vivid vocal. provocative volatility . visvilvillvinvinc-. vigenvicesim-. garment follow. vilify villiform vinous invincible. vest investigate veto inveterate. via vice versa. vernus vertere. vigesimal video. victus vir virere viscum viscus. victory virility virid. victvirvirviscviscervitvitellvitivitrvivvocvol- respectful wind belly true word whip worm spring turn bladder evening. vigesimvid-. versvesicvespervestvestigvetvetervivicvicen-. vocis volare veneration. veteris via vicis viceni vecesimus videre. velvet wine conquer man green thick organs of the body cavity life yolk fault glass live voice fly Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin venus ventus venter verus verbum verber vermis ver. inversion. versus vesica vespera vestis vestigium vetare vetus. venereal ventilation ventral verify.venerventventrververbverbervermvernvert-. track forbid old way change twenty twentieth see cheap shaggy hair. veteran deviate.

volutvomvor-. voracvov-. voracious votive divulge. vulpis common. girdle yoke Greek Greek Greek zym.volvolv-.yellow xen. volutus vomere vorare. revolve vomit devour.dry xiph. votvulgvulnervulp- wish roll discharge swallow vow Latin Latin Latin Latin Latin velle volvere.ferment . vorax vovere. living being Greek belt. votus vulgus vulnus.sword wood xylRoot Origin Language Greek Greek Greek Greek Greek Etymology (Root Origin) μάλζνο (xanthos) μελνο (xenos) μεξόο (xēros) μίθνο (xiphos) μύισλ (xulon) English Examples xanthogenic xenophobia xerography xiphoid xylophone [edit] Z Root -zozonzygMeaning In English Origin Language Etymology (Root Origin) δῷνλ (zōion) δσλε (zōnē) δπγνλ (zugon) δπκε (zumē) English Examples protozoa. vulgate vulnerable vulpine [edit] X Meaning in English xanth. vulneris vulpes. zoology zone heterozygous. vulgarity.foreign xer. crowd Latin wound fox Latin Latin volition convolution. zygote enzyme. zoo. lysozyme animal.

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