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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 railway system using a single rail.
hemirail
monorail
chiliarail
trirail

Q 2: A group or set of nine.
triad
ennead
heptaed
milliad

Q 3: One of a group of six babies born from the same mother during the same birth.
sextuplet
pentaplet
triplet
quadruplet

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

Q 5: Any polyhedron having twelve plane faces.
tridecahedron
dodecahedron
pentadecahedron
decahedron

Q 6: An abnormal fear of the number 13.
nanophobia
megaphobia
triskaidekaphobia
triphobia

Q 7: Half of the Earth may be called ____.
hemisphere
pentasphere
monosphere
biosphere

Q 8: An economic condition in which power is concentrated in two groups.
hexapoly
duopoly
pentapoly
monopoly

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