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Taxonomic Etymologies EEOB 111 Originally compiled by Michael Guill, modified by Beth Wee. Based on Donald Borror’s Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Most of our English words originated from other languages. Below please find a list of the more common Greek and Latin roots.
Some estimate that up to 75% of the English language is derived from Greek and Latin roots. They truly are the “building blocks” of English and present teachers
passion (n.) late 12c., “sufferings of Christ on the Cross,” from Old French passion “Christ’s passion, physical suffering” (10c.), from Late Latin passionem
Root words help you understand words. They will also help you make sense of the often confusing English spelling conventions. Free tutoring! Practice word lists for
List of English words borrowed directly from Latin or Old French that have died out in other Romance languages, and English coinages based on Latin roots.
GREEK AND LATIN ROOTS, PREFIXES, AND SUFFIXES This is a resource pack that I put together for myself to teach roots, prefixes, and suffixes as part of a separate
Word Roots Circle all of the words that have a prefix Fill in the missing prefix and then write a sentence using the word Circle all of the words that have
Root Meaning Examples acer, acid, acri bitter, sour, sharp acerbic, acidity, acrid, acrimony