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Grade 8 English
1.39 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: Half of the Earth may be called ____.
hemisphere
monosphere
biosphere
pentasphere

Q 2: A metric unit of area equal to 100 ares (2.471 acres).
hectare
pentare
millionare
decare

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

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

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

Q 6: A group or set of nine.
triad
heptaed
ennead
milliad

Q 7: 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 8: A railway system using a single rail.
monorail
hemirail
trirail
chiliarail

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