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Glossary of a-Roots

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ag, act
do, act,

agent
agr
field

agriculture
alt
high

altitude
alter
other

alternative
am
friend

amity
anim
year

annual
aper
open

aperture
aur
gold

auriferous
bas
low

debase
bell
war

antebellum
brev
short

abbreviation
cad, cas,cid
fall

casualty
capit
head

capital
ced, cess
yield, go

procession
celer
swift

celerity
cent
hundred

century
cid, cis
cut, kill

suicide
clin
lean, bend

inclination
clud, clus
close, shut

conclude
cord
heart

cordial
cred
believe

incredible
curr, cur
run

cursory
di
day

diurnal
dic, dict
say

dictionary
dign
worthy

dignity
domin
lord, master

dominate
dorm
sleep

dormant
duc, duct
lead

induce
fac, fact, fect, ifc
make, do

facile, factory
fer
bear, carry

fertile
flect, flex
bend

reflect
form
shape

conform
frag, fract
break

fragile
fug
flee

fugitive
fus
pour

confuse, fusin
gest
carry, bring

gestation
ject
throw

eject
lat
carry

translation
led, lig, lect
choose, gather

elect
loc
place

local
loqu, locut
speak, talk

loquacious
man
hand

mnaufacture
ment
mind

mental
merg
plunge, sink

submerge
meter
measure

chronometer
migr
wander

migrate
mir
look

mirror
mit, miss
send

admission
mon
advise, remind

monumnet
mot, mov
move

motor
mut
change

immutable
nat
born

innate
nomen
name

nominee
ocul
eye

binocular
oper
work

operate
ped
child

pediatric
pel, puls
drive

compel
pend, pens
hang

pendant
pet
seek

petition
petr
stone

Petra (town)
phil
loving

philosophy
plic
fold, bend

complicate
pon, pos
place, put

compose
port
carry, bring

import
pot
drink

potable
poten
powerful

potentate
prehend, prehens
take, grasp

comprehend
prot
first

prototype
reg, rig, rect
rule, govern

rigid, corrective
rid, ris
laugh

risible
rupt
break

rupture
sci, scio
know

conscious
scop
watch

periscope
scrib, script
write

describe
sec, ect
cut

bisect
sed, sid, sess
sit, seat

sedate
sequ, secut
follow

sequel
serv
keep

reserve
sist
to place, stand

resistance
solv, solu
loosen

absolution
soph
wisdom

sophisticate
spec, spect, spic
look, appear

conspicuous
spir
breathe

respiration
stat, stab
stand

status
string, strict
bind

stringent
stru, struct
build

construct
sum, sumpt
take

consume
tang, ting, tact, tig
touch

tangent
teg, tect
cover

tegument
tele
distance
tempor
time

temporary
ten, tain
hold, reach
'
tension
tort, tors
twist

contort
tract
draw

attract
trit
rub

attrition
trud, trus
thrust

intrude
vad, vas
go

evade
val, vail
be strong

prevail
ven, vent
come

convene
vert, vers
turn

convert
vid, vis
see

visible
vinc, vict
conquer

invincible
viv, vit
live

vital
voc, vok
call

revoke
volv, volut
roll, turn

revolve

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