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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
ennead
milliad
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.
heptathlon
pentathlon
triathlon
decathlon

Q 3: Something that is a foot and a half long, e.g. long words.
sesquipedalian
vigenpedalian
tetrapedalian
pentapedalian

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

Q 5: An economic condition in which power is concentrated in two groups.
pentapoly
hexapoly
monopoly
duopoly

Q 6: Any polyhedron having twelve plane faces.
dodecahedron
decahedron
tridecahedron
pentadecahedron

Q 7: An abnormal fear of the number 13.
triphobia
triskaidekaphobia
megaphobia
nanophobia

Q 8: A railway system using a single rail.
trirail
monorail
hemirail
chiliarail

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