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8th Grade Greek & La

Week 1

PHOTO (Greek) light
GRAPH (Greek) to write or draw
TELE (Greek) far away or distant
METRON (Greek) measure
TROPOS (Greek) turning
PHILIA (Greek) love, friendship
PHOBOS (Greek) fear
photograph a picture drawn by light
telephoto light from far away
photometer a device which measures light
photophobia fear or dislike of light
phonograph a machine for writing or recording sound
telegraph writing from far away
autograph to write one's own name
hologram a three dimensional photograph of a whole object
television seeing distant things
telephone sound from far away
telegraph writing from a distance
telephoto light from far away
telescope a device for looking at distant objects
meter unit of measure - 39.47 inches long
symmetry measuring the same
thermometer measures heat
centimeter one hundredth of a meter
geometry measurement of the earth
tropics the area of the earth from the equator north to the Tropic of Cncer and south to the Tropic of Capricorn
phototropic turning toward light as leaves and flowers do
heliotrope a flower named for its tendency to turn toward the sun
thermotropism turning toward heat
philosopher one who loves wisdom
Philadelphia city of brotherly love
philanthropist one who cares about his fellow man
philologist one who loves words
agoraphobia fear of open space
claustrophobia fear of closed (locked or bolted) places
phobophobia fear of fear itself
Created by: LiseBrinkley