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1.41 Greek and Latin Number Roots

Directions: The following table gives the Greek and Latin roots of English numbers. Review the table and answer the questions. Write your own example words for the Greek and Latin number roots given in this table. Use your example words in sentences.

Number

Greek

Latin

hemi-

semi-/demi-

1

mono-

uni-

1

sesqui-

2

di-

duo-/bi-

3

tri-

tre-/ter-

4

tetra-/tetr-

quadri-/quadr-

5

penta-/pent-

quinque-/quinqu-

6

hexa-/hex-

sexa-/sex-

7

hepta-/hept-

septua-

8

octa-/octo-/oct-

octa-/octo-/oct-

9

ennea-

nona-/non-

10

deka-/deca-

deci-

12

dodeca-

13

triskaideka-

20

icosa-

vigen-

100

hecto-/hect-

centi-

1000

chilia-

milli-


Q 1: An economic condition in which power is concentrated in two groups.
monopoly
duopoly
pentapoly
hexapoly

Q 2: A metric unit of area equal to 100 ares (2.471 acres).
decare
hectare
millionare
pentare

Q 3: Any polyhedron having twelve plane faces.
decahedron
dodecahedron
pentadecahedron
tridecahedron

Q 4: Something that is a foot and a half long, e.g. long words.
vigenpedalian
sesquipedalian
pentapedalian
tetrapedalian

Q 5: An abnormal fear of the number 13.
megaphobia
nanophobia
triskaidekaphobia
triphobia

Q 6: A railway system using a single rail.
hemirail
trirail
chiliarail
monorail

Q 7: A group or set of nine.
ennead
heptaed
milliad
triad

Q 8: An athletic contest in which each contestant participates in the following seven track and field events: 200-meter and 800-meter runs, 100-meter hurdles, shot put, javelin throw, high jump, and long jump.
heptathlon
decathlon
triathlon
pentathlon

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