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LATIN AND GREEK PREFIXES, SUFFIXES AND ROOTS
 
PREFIXES OF MOVEMENT
 
Ad              motion toward          
Intro           motion inward
Per             motion through
Pro             motion forward
Trans           motion across or beyond
Ab              motion away from
Ex              out of, outward
Se              aside or apart from
De              down, away, opposite, remove (4 meanings)
 
 
ROOTS OF NUMBERS
 
Semi            half   
Uni             one
Sol             one
Mono            one
Bi              two
Di/du           two
Tri             three
Quad            four
Quin            five
Pent            five
Dec             ten
Cent            hundred
Milli           thousand
 
ROOTS OF SIZE
 
Neg/null        none, nothing
Vac/van empty, leave
Micro           very small
Min             smaller
Brev/brid       for a short time
Plen/plete      full of
Omni            all/everywhere
Macro/mega/magna    large, great
Poly            many
Multi           many
 
 
 
 
 
 
ROOTS OF LOCATION
 
Prim/prin       first, most important
Centro          in the centre
Medi/meri       in the centre
Equi            in the middle/ same value
Circum          around, circle
Fin             end/limit
Loc             place
 
ROOTS OF MEASUREMENT
 
Meter/metry     a device to measure
Graph           a device to write or record
Ology           scientific study of something
Gram            something written or drawn
Scrib/script    to write
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