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

Q 2: An economic condition in which power is concentrated in two groups.
duopoly
pentapoly
hexapoly
monopoly

Q 3: 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.
pentathlon
triathlon
decathlon
heptathlon

Q 4: An abnormal fear of the number 13.
megaphobia
nanophobia
triskaidekaphobia
triphobia

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

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

Q 7: A railway system using a single rail.
trirail
hemirail
chiliarail
monorail

Q 8: Something that is a foot and a half long, e.g. long words.
vigenpedalian
pentapedalian
tetrapedalian
sesquipedalian

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