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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.
duopoly
hexapoly
pentapoly
monopoly

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

Q 4: A group or set of nine.
ennead
triad
milliad
heptaed

Q 5: Something that is a foot and a half long, e.g. long words.
vigenpedalian
pentapedalian
tetrapedalian
sesquipedalian

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

Q 7: A metric unit of area equal to 100 ares (2.471 acres).
pentare
millionare
hectare
decare

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

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