ROOTS AND AFFIXES: PART TWO by lwTsR5c

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									ROOTS AND AFFIXES
      ROOT AND AFFIX
• REMEMBER: In order for the prefix or
  suffix to TRULY be a prefix or suffix the
  word must have a root word!
                      EX-
• Past or former
• EXAMPLE: Ex-
  girlfriend or Ex-
  boyfriend
                      MID-
• Middle
• EXAMPLE: the
  middle of the day
               UNDER-
• Beneath; less than
• EXAMPLE:
  Underground-
  beneath the ground
                  SUB-
• Below; under;
  seconday;
• Submarine- under the
  sea
-ANCE
  • Turns an adjective or
    verb into a noun
  • EXAMPLE:
    assistance- the act of
    assisting. (turns the
    verb assist into a
    noun)
                  -IVE
• Tending to be
  something
• EXAMPLE: Explosive:
  tending to explode
                   -EN
• Made of something;
  to make
• EXAMPLE: wooden
  (made of wood)
• EXAMPLE: sweeten
  (to make sweet)
                        IL-
• Not
• EXAMPLE: Illogical-
  not logical

								
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