©Damen, 2014

LATIN AND GREEK ELEMENTS IN ENGLISH

 

Lesson 8 (Latin), pp. 63-64

1. de- down from, off
VI- road
-ous having the character of
(adj.)
deceitful, insincere

2. con- together with
LOQU- talk
-ial p.t.
(adj.)
conversational (vs. written), common, informal

3. con- together
LAT- bear
(verb)
to assemble

4. dis- apart
TEND- stretch
(verb)
to expand

5. TEMPOR- time
-al p.t.
(adj.)
impermanent, worldly (vs. spiritual), political

6. TENU- thin
-ous full of
(adj.)
uncertain, easily disrupted

7. con- together
TIN- hold
-(u)al p.t.
(adj.)
uninterrupted, in rapid sequence

8. VERB- word
-ose full of
(adj.)
wordy, containing more words than necessary

9. CORPOR- body
-al p.t.
(adj.)
bodily, physical

10. AQU- water
-eous full of
(adj.)
watery, transparent, very light, almost colorless

11. PRIM- first
-al p.t.
(adj.)
original

12. dis- not
SIMIL- like
-ar p.t.
(adj.)
different

13. CRUC- cross
-ial p.t.
(adj.)
critical, decisive

14. in- not
JUDIC- judgment
-ious having the char. of
-ly
(adv.)
in a manner that does not show good judgment

15. per- through(out)
ENNI- year
-ial p.t.
(adj.)
continual, unceasing

16. pre- forth
TENS - stretch
(noun)
false claim, pretext

17. per- through
TAIN- hold
(verb)
to relate to

18. in- not
CORPOR- body
-eal p.t.
(adj.)
having no body, insubstantial

19. RECT(i)- straight
LINE- line
-ar p.t.
(adj.)
being in a straight line

20. con- together with
TEMPOR - time
an- p.t.
-eous having the character of
(adj.)
existing at the same time as

 

Lesson 9 (Latin), pp. 68-70

1. SEN- old
-ile having the char. of
(adj.)
incompetent because of old age

2. UN(i)- one
LATER- side
-al having
(adj.)
one-sided, undertaken by one side only

3. GENER- origin
-ate to
(verb)
to give rise to, to start up

4. LUMIN- light
-ary having the char. of
(substantive)
distinguished individual, one who enlightens others

5. TURB- disturb
-ulent full of
(adj.)
unruly, characterized by upset

6. AQU(A)- water
-tic p.t.
(adj.)
performed in or under water

7. CORP- body
-ulent full of
(adj.)
fat

8. PREC- prayer
ar- p.t.
-ious full of
(adj.)
"needing prayer"; liable to failure

9. in- in
VOK- call
(verb)
to mention, bring up in conversation

10. QUADR(i)- four
LATER- side
(noun)
figure with four sides

11 GREG- flock
-ar belonging to
-ious having the character. of
(adj.)
liking company

12. de- down
FLAT- blow
(verb)
to reduce in size, lessen, injure

13. re- back
TAIN- hold
(verb)
to hold onto, keep, secure for oneself

14. GENER- kind, type
-ic p.t.
(adj.)
typical, defined by type (vs. a specific label or brand)

15. in- in, on
FLAM- fire
(verb)
to set on fire

16. LUMIN- light
-ous full of
(adj.)
glowing

17. con- together with
TEMPOR- time
-ary p.t.
(adj.)
current, modern

18. SERV- serve
-ile having the char. of
(adj.)
submissive

19. in- against
CHANT- sing
(verb; past participle)
to lay a spell on, lay under a spell

20. in- in
FER- bear
(verb)
to derive by reasoning