Greek & Latin Roots
[image]anthropo
human being
[image]aster, astro
star
[image]baro
pressure
[image]biblio, bibli
book
[image]bio
life
[image]chrom
color
[image]chrono
time
[image]cosmo
world, order, universe
[image]crac, crat
rule, govern
[image]dem
people
[image]derm
skin
[image]ethno
nation
[image]eu
good, well
[image]gam
marriage
[image]geo
earth
gno, kno
to know
graph, gram
write, draw, record
gymno, gymn
athletic
hydro
water
hypno
sleep
hypo
under,below
lith
stone
logue, logo
idea, word, speech, reason
meter, metr
to measure
micro
small
mim
to copy, imitate
miso
hatred of
mono
one
mor
fool
morph
form
neur, nerv
nerve
nym, onym, onom
name
opt
eye
ortho
straight
pan
all
path
feeling
peri
around
petr
rock
phe
speak, spoken about
phil, philo
love
phob
fear
phon
sound, voice
photo
pneu
polis, polit
city, citizen, state
poly
many
pseudo
false
psych
mind, soul, spirit
pyr
fire
scope
to see
soph
wise
syn, sym
together
techn
art, skill
tele
at a distance
the, them, thet
to place, put
thea, theatr
to see, view
theo
God
therm
heat
topo
place
act
to do, drive
alt
high
anima, anim
life, mind
ann, enn
year
aqua
water
arm
army, weapon
arbitr, arbiter
to judge, consider
art
craft, skill
aud
to hear
bell
war
cede, ced, cess
to go, yield
cele
honor
cent
one hundred
cept, capt, cip, cap, ceive, cepit
to take hold, grask
cert
to be sure, to trust
cid, cis
to cut off, be brief, to kill
circ, circum
around
clin
lean, lie, bend
cog
to think, to consider
comput
to computer
cor, cord, card
heart
corp
body
cred
to believe, trust
crit, cris
to separate, to discern, judge
culp
fault, blame
curs, curr, corr
to run
custom
one’s own
dent
tooth
dic, dict
to say, speak, to assert
duct, duc
to lead, draw
dur
hard, lasting
ego
I
equ
equal, fair
fac, fic, fect
to make, do
fer
to carry, bear, bring
fid
trust, faith
fin
end, limit
flu
to flow
form
shape, form
fort
strong
frig
cool
fum
smoke, scent
gen
race, family, kind
grad, gress
step, degree, rank
grat
pleasing, thankful
grav, griev
heavy
hab
to have, to hold, to dwell
hom
man, human
hosp
guest
host
enemy, stranger
init
to begin, enter upon
jur, jus, judic
law, right, judgment
juven
young
labor
work
lat
lateral, side, wide
laud
praise
leg
law
lev
to make light, lift
liber
free
lingu, langu
tongue
loc
place
locu, loqu, locut
word, speak
luc, lumin
light
manu
hand
mar
sea
med, medi
middle
medic
physician, to heal
memor
mindful
mon
to remind, advise, warn
ment
mind
migr
to move, travel
mit, mis
to send
mort
death
mov, mob, mot
to move
mut
change, exchange
necess
unavoidable
noc, nox
harm
noc, nox
night
nomen, nomin
name
null, nihil, nil
nothing, void
ord, ordin
to put in order
par, pair
to arrange, get ready, set
part, pars
portion, part
ped
foot
pend, pond, pens
to weigh, pay, to consider
pli, plic
to fold
plur, plus
more
port
to carry
pos
to place, put
pot
powerful
prim, prin
first
priv
separate
prov, prob
to prove, test
reg, rig, rect
to rule, right, straight
rupt
to break, burst
sat, satis
enough
sci
to know
scrib, script
to write
sed, sid, sess
to sit, to settle
sent, sens
to feel
sequ, secut
to follow, sequence
simil, simul, sembl
like, similar
sol, soli
alone, lonely
somn
sleep
son
sound
sacr, secr, sanct
sacred
spec, spect, spic
to see, look at, behold
spond, spons
to pledge, promise
tac, tic
silent
temp
time
ten, tain, tent
to hold
tend, tens
to stretch, strive
termin
boundary, limit
test
to witness, affirm
tract
to pull, draw
trib
to allot, give
empty
ven, vent
to come
ver
truth
vers, vert
to turn
vest
garment