Morphemes Flashcards

Ex.
Terms Definitions
a-, ab-
away from (ex. abdicate, abolish, aversion)
a-, ad-, ac-, ag-, al-, an-, ap-, ar-, as-, at-
to, towards (ex. adjacent, attain)
ambi-
both, around (ex. ambiguous, ambition)
bi-
two (ex. bicycle, bilingual)
circum-, circa-
around (ex. circumscribe, circumference)
ante-
before (ex. antecedent, antedate)
com-, con-, co-, cor-, col-
with, together (ex. combination, combine, cooperate)
contra-, couter-
against (ex. contradict, controversy, counterfeit)
de-
down, from, or down from (ex. decline, descend, defuse)
di-, dis-, dif-
apart, aside (ex. digest, discard, differ)
duo-, du-
two (ex. duplication, duet, duel)
ex-, e-, ef-, ec-, es-
out, out from (ex. escape, exile, export)
extra-
outside, beyond (ex. extraordinary, extraterrestrial)
in-, il-, ir-, im-
into, in, on, upon (ex. irrigate, illustrate, implant)
or
not, opposite of (ex. illiterate, infamous, irrelevant)
aequare
to make equal (ex. adequate, equal)
ager, agri, agro
field (ex. agriculture, agronomy)
alius
other, else (ex. alibi, alias, alien)
altus
high (ex. alto, altitude)
ambulare
walk (ex. preamble, amble, ambulance)
amare, amor, amatum, amicus
love (ex. enamored, amateur)
anima
breath, soul, life, mind (ex. inanimate, animal)
annus (or enni)
year (ex. annual, annniversary)
aqua
water (ex. aquatics, aqueduct)
arbor
tree (ex. arboreal, arboriculture)
artis
art (ex. artifact, artisan)
audire
to hear (ex. audible, audience)
avis
bird (ex. aviation, aviator)
bellare, bellum
war (ex. antebellum, belligerent, rebellion)
bene
well (ex. beneficial, benefit)
-acious
full of (ex. gracious, fallacious)
-al
related to (ex. regal, abnormal, abdominal)
-ance
state of being (ex. dominance, abundance, accordance)
-ant, -ent
one who does (ex. compliant, abundant)
-ate
to make or do (ex. abdicate, abbreviate)
-ary
pertaining to (ex. honorary, customary)
-ic
quality of (ex. horrific, terrific)
-ile
ability, capacity (ex. missile, immobile)
-ine
having the nature of (ex. discipline, incline)
-ion
state of being (ex. station, abbreviation, condition)
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