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Greek Roots: Lesson1

Greek Roots: Lesson 1

Root/Prefix/SuffixMeaningExample Word
phil love philanthropy
miso hate misanthrope
biblio, bibl book bibliomaniac
phon sound symphony
graph, gram write; draw; describe; record graph
scop, scept, skept look at; examine skeptical
eu- good; well euphonious
caco- bad; ill cacography
mega-, megalo- large megaphone
micro- small microscope
macro- large; long macroscopic
tele-, tel-, telo- far; distant telegraphy
teleo-, tel-, telio,- telo- end; result; completion telos
-mania madness for meglomania
-maniac one who has madness for bibliomaniac
-maniacal, -maniac, -manic affected with madness for choreomaniac
-phobia dread of; morbid fear of acrophobia
-phobiac, -phobe, -phobist one who has a morbid fear of claustrophobiac
-phobic fearful of; dreading clinophobic
anthrop man; mankind anthropology
Created by: carli.moriarty2


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