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Glossary of Roots from Vocabulary for Classical Roots

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Per
through
fero, ferre,tuli,latum
to bring, to bear, to carry
tendo, tendere, tetendi, tensum
to stretch
sub
under
torqueo, torquere, torsi, tortum
to twist, to bend, to turn around
Verso, Versare, Versavi, Versatum
To turn, to turn around
Ex
from, out of
Pono, Ponere, Posui, Positum
To place, to put
Extra
On the outside
Medius
middle
sequor, sequi, secutum
to follow
cum
with
teneo, tenere, tenui, tentum
to hold, to keep
apo, apere, epi, aptum
to fasten, to attach
jungo, jungere, junxi, junctum
to join
stringo, stringere, strinxi, strictum
to tie
ab
away from
cerno, cernere, crevi, cretum
to separate, to sift, to decide
frango, frangere, fregi, fractum
to brake
super
above
caedo, cedere, cecidi, caesum
to cut
luein, lutos
to loosen, to untie
solvo, solvere, solvi, solvitum
to loosen, to untie
re
back, again
ostendo, ostendere, ostendi, ostensum
to exhibit
Video, videre, vidi, visum
to see
specto, spectare, spectavi, spectatum
to look at
viglo, vigilare, vigilavi, vigilatum
to watch
ad
to, towards
oleo, olere, olui
to smell
sono, sonare, sonui, sonitum
to sound
voco, vocare, vocavi, vocatum
to call
sentio, sentire, sensi, sensum
to feel with the senses
pro
before
jocus
joke
suavis
delightful
festus
festive
doleo dolere, dolui, dolitum
to grieve
ira
anger
volo, velle, volui
to wish
zelos
passionate devotion to a cause
circum
around
orbis, orbita
circle, anything round, wheel
figura
form, shape
kuklos
wheel, circle
fingo, fingere, finxi, fictum
to shape
eidos
to shape
rota, rotundus
round
cavea
a hollow

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