Roots
Prefixes
Suffixes
Finding the Meaning
Potpourri
100
The root of the word awkwardly is _____________.
What is awkward.
100
What does the prefix bi- mean?
What is two.
100
The meaning of the suffix -ful is ___________.
What is full of.
100
As a child, Ethan loved to learn about fish and underwater volcanoes, so his mom was not surprised when he went to college to learn about oceanography. What does oceanography mean?
What is the science of (or the study of) the ocean.
100
What is an affix?
What is a word you add to a root word to alter or change the meaning.
200
The meaning of the root aster or astro is ________.
What is star.
200
What does the prefix co- mean?
What is together.
200
What does the suffix -less mean?
What is without.
200
The problem with the television is that some wires got disconnected inside. What is the meaning of disconnected?
What is no longer connected.
200
What is the difference between prefixes and suffixes?
What is that prefixes come before the root word, and suffixes come after the root word.
300
The meaning of the root word tele is ________.
What is far off.
300
The prefix auto-means __________.
What is self.
300
What suffix means is or can be?
What is -able/-ible.
300
The noise level from next door was so loud that it was no longer tolerable. What is the meaning of tolerable?
What is able to tolerate or put up with.
300
What is a root word?
What is a word or word part that gives meaning to the word.
400
The root word that means life is ___________.
What is bio.
400
The prefix fore- means ___________.
What is before.
400
The suffix -ly means ____________.
What is like or resembling every.
400
When I asked Dwayne why he was wearing a long-sleeve shirt and putting on sunscreen, he told me that he is on a medication that makes him hypersensitive to sunlight. What does hypersensitive mean?
What is super sensitive.
400
Give 5 examples of a prefix
What is answers may vary.
500
The root word that means good is __________.
What is bene.
500
The prefix anti- means _______.
What is against.
500
The suffix -ize or -yze means ______________.
What is to make.
500
Monica wanted to win the spelling contest, but in an unmalicious way. What does unmalicious mean?
What is not malicious, or not mean/evil.
500
Give 5 examples of suffix.
What is answers may vary.
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