Common Root Words

A Fairly Comprehensive List Of Root Words.
  
Created Apr 18, 2008
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hydr, hydra, hydro
water (hydraulic, dehyrate, hydogen)
ject
throw (reject, projection)
jud, judi, judic
judge (judical
jur
to swear (jury, justify)
labor
work, exertion, toil (collaborate, laboratory, laborious
lect
choose, perceive (lecturer, election
leg
law (legislature, legal
liter
letters (illiterate, literal, alliteration)
loc
place (location)
log,logo, logu
word, idea, speak (dialogue, apology, soliloquy)
luc, lum, lun
light (lucid, luminous, lunar)
magn, maj
great, large (magnify, major, majesty)
man,manu
hand, control (manicure, manufacture, manual
mand, mend
order (command, mandate, commendable)
mar, mari, mer
sea (marine, maritime, mermaid
mater, matri
mother (maternal, matriarch)
med, medi
half, middle, halfway (meditate, mediocre, medium)
mem
remember (memorable, commemorate)
meter, metri
measure (thermometer, odometer, metric)
micro
small, little (microscope)
min
small, little (minority, minute)
mis, miss, mit, mitt
send (submission, permit)
mob, mot, mov
move (mobile, promote, motion, movie)
mon
warn (premonition
mor, mort
death (mortal, mortician)
multi
many (multicultural, multiply, multiple)
nat
born (native)
nov
new (novel, renovate, innovation)
nym, onym
word, name (synonym, pseudonym, homonym)
ology
study of (geology, astrology)
pater, patr
father (paternal, patriot)
path,pathy
feeling, suffering (sympathy, apathy)
ped,pod
foot (pedal podiatrist)
pel, puls
push, dri e, urge (compel, propel, repulsive, impulse)
pend, pens
hang, weigh (pendant, suspend)


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