Root Words
Root Words
Root Words
Root Words
Root Words

100

What is the benefit of knowing root words?

It can help you to infer the meaning of a word

100

Tele

distance/far

100

Meter

to measure

100

geo

Earth

100

Phon

Sound

200

Micro

very small

200

Mort

Death

200

Half (must know both answers to receive points)

hemi / semi

200

Mid

Middle

200

Photo

Light

300

What does it mean to infer?

To make an educated guess

300

Biblio

Book

300

Graph 

to write or draw

300

Mim

Same/Copy

300

Migr

To move or travel

400

Scrib-/Scrip

To write

400

Test

To bear witness; prove

400

Dem

People

400

a/an

without or not

400

Super

above or over; more than

500

Post (need example word and definition)

After

500

-ism (need definition and example word)

belief in

500

-ant/ent  (need example word and definition)

a person who does what the base word says

500

-ist (need definition and example word)

a person who believes or acts

500

be- (need definition and example word)

to cause or make happen