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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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