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

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.
decathlon
triathlon
heptathlon
pentathlon

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

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

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

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

Q 7: One of a group of six babies born from the same mother during the same birth.
sextuplet
quadruplet
pentaplet
triplet

Q 8: Half of the Earth may be called ____.
hemisphere
pentasphere
monosphere
biosphere

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