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7th Grade Language Arts / Lesson 4.3.1: Latin Roots (Day 1)

Identifying Latin Roots

Many words are related because they share Latin Roots.

By learning the meanings of these common roots, you may be able to guees the meanings of hundreds of words that are new to you.

Example

 Root

 Word

 Definition

 dict (declare or say)  dictate  command
 dic (declare or say)  indicate  point out

 

 


Remember These Latin Roots

 Root

 Meaning

 ann,enn  yearly
 vid, vis  to see
 cur, surs  run or flow
 ject  throw or cast
 cap, capit, cit  head
 vinc, vict  conquer
 greg  group, flock, herd
 simil, simul  like, resembling