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Glossary of Latin Bases, Prefixes, and Suffixes

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ab-, a-, abs-


(prefix)
away, from
ad-, ac-


(prefix)
to, toward
ambi-


(prefix)
both, around
ante-


(prefix)
before, in front of
circum-


(prefix)
around
con-, com-, co-


(prefix)
with, together, very
contra-, contro-, counter-


(prefix)
against
de-


(prefix)
down, off, thoroughly
dis-, di-, dif-


(prefix)
apart, in different directions, not
en-, em-


(prefix)
in, into, against
ex-, e-, ef-


(prefix)
out, from, completely
in-, im-


(prefix)
in, into, against; not
infra-


(prefix)
below, beneath
inter-


(prefix)
between, among
intra-, intro-


(prefix)
within
non-


(prefix)
not
ob-


(prefix)
toward, against, completely
per-


(prefix)
through, wrongly, completely
post-


(prefix)
after, behind
pre-


(prefix)
before, in front of
pro-


(prefix)
forward, in front of, for
re-, red-


(prefix)
back, again
retro-


(prefix)
backward, behind
se-, sed-


(prefix)
aside, away
sub-, sus-, suc-


(prefix)
under, up from under, secretly
super-


(prefix)
above, over
trans-, tran-, tra-


(prefix)
across,through
ultra-


(prefix)
beyond, exceedingly
-able


(suffix)
able to be
-acious


(suffix)
tending to
-acity


(suffix)
quality of being
-acy


(suffix)
quality of being or having
-ain


(suffix)
pertaining to
-al (-ial, -eal)


(suffix)
pertaining to
-an (-ian)


(suffix)
pertaining to
-ance, -ancy


(suffix)
quality of ___ing
-and(um), -(i)end(um)


(suffix)
that which must be ___-ed
-ane


(suffix)
pertaining to
-ant


(suffix)
present participle ending -ing
-ar


(suffix)
pertaining to
-ary


(suffix)
pertaining to
-ary (-arium)


(suffix)
place for
-at(e)


(suffix)
verbal suffix
-ate


(suffix)
possessing, office of
-cle (-icle)


(suffix)
little
-cule (-icule)


(suffix)
little
-el


(suffix)
little
-ence, -ency


(suffix)
quality of ___ing
-ent (-ient)


(suffix)
present participle ending -ing
-esce


(suffix)
to begin
-et, -ette


(suffix)
little
-ific


(suffix)
making
-ify, -efy


(suffix)
to make
-ible


(suffix)
able to be
-ic


(suffix)
pertaining to
-id


(suffix)
tending to
-il


(suffix)
little, pertaining to
-ile


(suffix)
able to be
-ine


(suffix)
pertaining to
-ion


(suffix)
act of
-it(e)


(suffix)
possessing, verbal suffix
-itude


(suffix)
quality of
-itious


(suffix)
tending to
-ity (-ety, -ty)


(suffix)
quality of
-ive


(suffix)
tending to
-le


(suffix)
little
-(u)lent, (o)lence


(suffix)
state or quality of
-(u)lent, (o)lent


(suffix)
full of
-men


(suffix)
result of
-ment


(suffix)
result of
-(i)mony


(suffix)
quality of
-ole


(suffix)
little
-or


(suffix)
one who does
-or (-our)


(suffix)
state of
-ory


(suffix)
tending to
-ory (-orium)


(suffix)
place for
-ose (-iose)


(suffix)
full of
-ous (-ious, -eous)


(suffix)
full of
-rix


(suffix)
she who does
-tic


(suffix)
pertaining to
-ule


(suffix)
little
-ulous


(suffix)
tending to
-uous


(suffix)
tending to
-ure


(suffix)
act of
-y


(suffix)
quality of
AB-
TO HAVE, HOLD AS CUSTOMARY
AC(U)-, ACR-, ACET-
SHARP, BITTER
ACT-
TO DO, DRIVE
AG-
TO DO, DRIVE
AL-, ALT-
TO NOURISH, GROW TALL
ALIEN-
OF ANOTHER
AM-
TO LOVE
ANIM-
MIND, FEELING, LIFE
ANN(U)-
YEAR
AQU(A)-
WATER
ART-
ART, SKILL
AUD-
TO HEAR
BI-, BIN-
TWO; TWICE
BON-
WELL; GOOD
CAD-
TO FALL, BEFALL
CANT-
TO SING
CAP-, CAPT-
TO TAKE, SEIZE
CAPIT-
HEAD
CARN-
FLESH
CAS-
TO FALL, BEFALL
CED-
TO GO, YIELD
CEIV-
TO TAKE, SEIZE
CENT-
TO SING
SEPT-
TO TAKE, SEIZE
CERN-, CERT-
TO SEPARATE, DISTINGUISH
DESS-
TO GO, YIELD
CHANT-
TO SING
CID-
TO FALL, BEFALL, TO KILL, CUT
CIP-
TO TAKE, SEIZE
CIPIT-
HEAD
CIS-
TO KILL, CUT
CLAIM
TO CRY OUT
CLAM-
TO CRY OUT
CLOS-
TO SHUT
CLUD-, CLUS-
TO SHUT
COG-
TO THINK, REFLECT, CONSIDER
CORD-
HEART
COR(S)-
TO RUN, GO
CORPOR-, CORP(US)-
BODY
COURS-
TO RUN, GO
CRE-
TO GROW
CRED-
TO BELIEVE, TRUST
CRESC-, CRET-
TO GROW
CRET-
TO SEPARATE, DISTINGUISH
CRUC-
CROSS
CUB-
TO LIE DOWN
CUMB-
TO LIE DOWN
CUR-
CURE, CARE
CUR(R)-, CURS-
TO RUN, GO
DE-
GOD
DECI(M)-
TENTH
DIC-, DICT-
TO SAY
DIV-
GOD
DOC-, DOCT-
TO TEACH
DOM(IN)-
HOUSE, MASTER
DU-
TWO
DUC-, DUCT-
TO LEAD
DUR-
HARD; TO LAST
ENNI-
YEAR
EQU-
EQUAL, EVEN
ERR-
TO WANDER
FA(B)-
TO SPEAK
FAC-, FACT-
TO DO, MAKE
FAIL-
TO SECEIVE
FALL-, FALS-
TO DECEIVE
FAM-, FAT-
TO SPEAK
FAULT-
TO DECEIVE
FEAS-, FEAT-, FECT-
TO DO,, MAKE
FEDER-
TREATY, LEAGUE
FER-
TO BEAR, CARRY
FERV-
TO BOIL, BUBBLE
FESS-
TO SPEAK
FIC=
TO DO, MAKE
FID-
FAITH
FIDEL-
FAITHFUL
FIN-
END, LIMIT
FIRM-
FIRM, STRONG
FLAG(R)-, FLAM(M)-
TO BURN; FLAME
FLAT-
TO BLOW
FLECT-, FLEX-
TO BEND
FLOR-
FLOWER
FLU-, FLUX-, FLUV-, FLUOR(O)-
TO FLOW
FOLI-, FOIL-
LEAF
FORT-
STRONG
FOUND-
TO POUR, MELT
FRANG-, FRING-, FRACT-
TO BREAK
FUND-, FUS-
TO POUR, MELT
GEN-
TO GIVE BIRTH TO, PRODUCE
GEN-, GENER-
RACE, KIND, ORIGIN
GER-, GEST-
TO CARRY, PRODUCE
GNO-
TO KNOW
GRAD-
TO STEP, GO
GRAN-
GRAIN
GRAND-
GREAT
GRAT-
PLEASING, GRATEFUL
GRAV-
HEAVY
GREG-
FLOCK, HERD
GRESS-
TO STEP, GO
GRIEV-
HEAVY
HAB-
TO HAVE, HOLD AS CUSTOMARY
HER-, HES-
TO STICK
HIG-
TO HAVE, HOLD AS CUSTOMARY
I-
TO GO
IG-
TO DO, DRIVE
IQU-
EQUAL, EVEN
IT-
TO GO
JAC-, JECT-
TO THROW
JOIN-, JOINT-
A YOKE; TO JOIN
JOURN-
DAY
JUDIC-
JUDGMENT
JUG-, JUNCT-
A YOKE; TO JOIN
JUR-, JUST-
RIGHT, LAW; TO TAKE AN OTHER, FORM AN OPINION
LAT-
TO BEAR, CARRY
LATER-
SIDE
LECT-
TO CHOOSE, PICK OUT, READ
LEG
TO CHOOSE, PICK OUT, READ
LEV-
LIGHT(IN WEIGHT); TO LIFT
LIG-
TO CHOOSE, PICK OUT, READ
LIGN-
LINE
LINE-
LINE
LOC-
PLACE
LOCUT-
TO SPEAK
LOQU-
TO SPEAK
LUC-
TO SHINE; LIGHT
LUD-
TO PLAY, MOCK
LUMIN-
TO SHINE; LIGHT
LUS-
TO PLAY, MOCK
MAGN-
GREAT
MAL(E)-
BAD
MAN(U)-
HAND
MATR-, MATERN-
MOTHER
MEDI-
MIDDLE
MIGR-
TO MOVE FROM ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER
MILL-
THOUSAND
MINOR-, MINUS-, MINUT-
SMALL, SMALLER
MISC-
TO MIX
MIS(S)-
TO SEND, LET GO
MIT(T)
TO SEND, LET GO
MIXT-
TO MIX
MOD-
MEASURE
MON-
TO WARN, ADVISE
MORT-
DEATH
MOT-
TO MOVE
MOV-
NEW
MULT-
MANY
MUT-
TO CHANGE
NASC-, NAT-
TO BE BORN
NEC-
TO HARM, KILL
NEG-
TO DENY
NIHIL-
NOTHING
NO-
TO KNOW
NOC-
TO HARM, KILL
NOMEN-, NOMIN-
NAME, NOUN
NOT-
TO KNOW
NOUNC-
TO ANNOUNCE
NOX-
TO HARM, KILL
NUL(L)-
NOTHING
NUNCI-
TO ANNOUNCE
OCT-
EIGHT
OCTAV-
EIGHTH
OMN-
ALL
OPTIM-
BEST

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