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Greek and Latin Morphemes for English Usage #10 (2nd edition)

Hello guys! Here is how this thread works: Once a week for the next few weeks, I am going to be posting a discussion on 20 morphemes in Greek and Latin for you guys to learn. I will list the morphemes first, and then I will add the English translations. You can make words out of them, tell them to friends, or do whatever you want (as long as it is reasonable:)

  1. Ophthalm - Eye

  2. Them, The, Thet, Thec, Thek - Put, Place

  3. Tox, Toxic - Poison

  4. Dox - Belief

  5. Paid, Ped - Child, Instruction

  6. Athl, Athlon - Prize

  7. Kine, Kino, Cinem, Kinesi, Kinet, Cine - Movement

  8. Acro - Top, Tip end

  9. Heir - Sacred

  10. Zymo, Zym - Ferment

  11. Oo - Egg

  12. Phrase - Speak

  13. Haplo - Simple, Single, Referring to cells or chromosomes

  14. Myc, Mycet - Fungus

  15. Calypt, Calyps - Cover

  16. Zygo - Yoke, Pair

  17. Actin, Actini - Ray

  18. Cyto, Cyte - Cell

  19. Gluc, Gluk - Sweet

  20. Blast - Shoot, Sprout

Enjoy!

November 13, 2017

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