Root words and Base words - Roggermeier Scholars

Root words and Base words - Roggermeier Scholars

EQ: How does the prefix/suffix change the meaning of the word? Prefixes, Suffixes, Affixes and Root Words Root words and Base words Root Words and Base Words are the same.

Root words and base words are the most basic part of a word. If you add an affix to a root or base word you change the meaning of the word. Cook is a base word. Affixes Affixes are word parts that change the

meaning of a root or base word. Prefixes and Suffixes are both Affixes. un+cook+ed=uncooked Affix Affix Prefixes Prefixes are word parts (affixes) that

comes at the beginning of the root word or base word. un+cook+ed=uncooked Prefix Affix Suffix Suffixes are word parts (affixes) that come

at the end of the root word or base word. un+cook+ed=uncooked Prefix Suffix Prefix: imMeaning: not EQ: How does the prefix/suffix change the meaning of the word?

Examples: impossible impolite Prefix: in Meaning: not EQ: How does the prefix/suffix change the meaning of the word?

Examples: invisible infamous Prefix: non Meaning: not

EQ: How does the prefix/suffix change the meaning of the word? Examples: non-stop non-stick Prefix: dis

Meaning: not EQ: How does the prefix/suffix change the meaning of the word? Examples: disorganized disobey

Prefix: mis Meaning: wrong EQ: How does the prefix/suffix change the meaning of the word? Examples: I kan spel gu l d. misread

misspell Prefix: un Meaning: not EQ: How does the prefix/suffix change the meaning of the word? Examples:

unlucky unbelievable Prefix: over Meaning: Too much EQ: How does the prefix/suffix change the meaning of the word? Examples:

overcooked overdramatic Prefix: under Meaning: beneath, under EQ: How does the prefix/suffix change the meaning of the word?

Examples: underwear underwater Prefix: re Meaning: to do again EQ: How does the prefix/suffix change the meaning of the word?

Examples: recycle recount Prefix: pre Meaning: before

EQ: How does the prefix/suffix change the meaning of the word? Examples: preview preschool Prefix: sub

Meaning: under EQ: How does the prefix/suffix change the meaning of the word? Examples: subordinate submarine

Prefix: super Meaning: above, over EQ: How does the prefix/suffix change the meaning of the word? Examples: superhuman supermarket

Prefix: inter Meaning: between Examples: intervene interstate

Prefix: fore Meaning: before Examples: forecast foresee Prefix: de

Meaning: down, away Examples: descend degrade Prefix: trans Meaning: To move

Examples: transfer transportation Prefix: semi Meaning: incomplete, half Examples:

semicircle semi-formal Prefix: mid Meaning: In the middle Example:

midpoint Prefix: hemi Meaning: half Example: hemisphere Prefix: pro

Meaning: for, forward Examples: promotion protest Prefix: con Meaning: with, together

Examples: connect confide Prefix: com Meaning: together Examples:

community communicate Prefix: ex Meaning: Out of, from Examples:

exit exhale Prefix: co Meaning: together Examples: co-pilot

cooperate Prefix: multi Meaning: many Examples: multicolored

multivitamin Prefix: poly Meaning: many Example: polygon Prefix: uni

Meaning: one Examples: unicycle universal Prefix: quad Meaning: four

Example: quadrilateral Prefix: tri Meaning: three Examples: trimester

tricycle Prefix: milli Meaning: thousand Examples: million millipede

Prefix: centi Meaning: hundred Examples: 100 years century

centimeter Suffix: er Meaning: one who takes part in Examples: teacher driver

Suffix: est Meaning: the most Examples: smallest strongest

Suffix: ed Meaning: to have done Examples: played raced Suffix: ing

Meaning: to be doing Examples: singing dancing Suffix: ly Meaning: like

Examples: cowardly happily Suffix: ion, tion Meaning: action Example:

construction Suffix: able, ible Meaning: to be able to Examples: readable

cleanable Suffix: ness Meaning: the state of Examples: happiness craziness

Suffix: ment Meaning: the feeling of Examples: contentment refreshment

Suffix: ous, ious, eous Meaning: having the quality of Examples: adventurous curious Suffix: Ive, ative, tive

Meaning: condition Examples: creative sensitive Suffix: ful Meaning: to be full of

Examples: thankful peaceful Suffix: less Meaning: without Examples:

thoughtless helpless Root: chron Meaning: time Examples:

chronologic synchronize chronic Root: gen Meaning: birth/race Example:

generation Root: rupt Meaning: break Examples: rupture

erupt Root: tele Meaning: distance Examples: television telephone

telegraph Root: migr Meaning: change/move Examples: migrate

migrating Root: spect Meaning: see Examples: inspect suspect

spectator Root: sign Meaning: mark Examples: signal

signature Root: therm Meaning: heat Examples: thermal thermometer

thermostat Root: graph Meaning: write Examples: photograph

autograph biography Root: scop Meaning: see Examples: microscope

telescope Root: loc Meaning: place Examples: location

local Root: form Meaning: shape Examples: uniform transform

Suffix: ast Meaning: star Examples: astronaut astronomy

asteroid Suffix: opt Meaning: sight Examples: optical optometrist

Root: liber Meaning: free Example: liberty Root: bio Meaning: life

Examples: biology biography Root: flect/flex Meaning: bend Examples:

reflection flexible Root: hydr Meaning: water Examples:

hydrant dehydrate Root: geo Meaning: earth Examples: geography

geology Root: aud Meaning: to hear Examples: audience

audible

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