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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 ____.
pentasphere
hemisphere
biosphere
monosphere

Q 2: One of a group of six babies born from the same mother during the same birth.
quadruplet
sextuplet
triplet
pentaplet

Q 3: A railway system using a single rail.
monorail
chiliarail
hemirail
trirail

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

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

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

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

Q 8: An abnormal fear of the number 13.
megaphobia
triphobia
nanophobia
triskaidekaphobia

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