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

Q 2: Any polyhedron having twelve plane faces.
dodecahedron
pentadecahedron
tridecahedron
decahedron

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

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

Q 5: A metric unit of area equal to 100 ares (2.471 acres).
millionare
pentare
decare
hectare

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

Q 7: An abnormal fear of the number 13.
triskaidekaphobia
nanophobia
triphobia
megaphobia

Q 8: 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
triathlon
pentathlon
decathlon

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