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

Q 2: 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.
decathlon
heptathlon
triathlon
pentathlon

Q 3: A railway system using a single rail.
chiliarail
monorail
trirail
hemirail

Q 4: One of a group of six babies born from the same mother during the same birth.
sextuplet
pentaplet
quadruplet
triplet

Q 5: Half of the Earth may be called ____.
pentasphere
hemisphere
biosphere
monosphere

Q 6: An economic condition in which power is concentrated in two groups.
hexapoly
duopoly
monopoly
pentapoly

Q 7: Any polyhedron having twelve plane faces.
tridecahedron
pentadecahedron
decahedron
dodecahedron

Q 8: An abnormal fear of the number 13.
triphobia
nanophobia
megaphobia
triskaidekaphobia

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