GREEK AND LATIN ROOTS by HC121002151915

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									                 GREEK AND LATIN ROOTS

Each week, complete a chart with the 10 new words.

Word Chart: word, part of speech, definition, sentence,
picture.

Sample Chart:
WORD        Part of     Definition   Sentence    Picture
(ped=foot) Speech
1. biped    N           A creature   (write your (draw a
                        with 2       own         biped here)
                        feet.        sentence
                                     here)
2.           N          A Creature
centipede               with
                        100feet.

3.
impediment




4.
millipede




5. pedal
6. peddler




7.
pedestrian



8. pedicure




9.
quadruped




10. tripod
                ROOT 1: PED = FOOT

BIPED (N) – A CREATURE WITH TWO FEET

CENTIPEDE (N) – A CREATURE WITH 100 FEET

IMPEDIMENT (N) – SOMETHING THAT STANDS IN ONE’S
WAY: AN OBSTACLE.

MILLIPEDE (N) – A CREATURE WITH 1000 FEET

PEDAL (N) – A LEVER THAT IS MOVED WITH ONE’S FOOT.

PEDDLER (N) – A PERSON WHO GOES FROM DOOR TO
DOOR ON FOOT TRYING TO SELL A PRODUCT.

PEDESTRIAN (N) – A PERSON WHO WALKS ACROSS THE
STREET ON FOOT.

PEDICURE (N) – A FOOT TREATMENT THATCOULD
INCLUDE SOAKING THE FEET AND POLISHING THE
TOENAILS.

QUADRUPED (N) A FOUR-FOUR FOOTED CREATURE.

TRIPOD (N) A THREE-FOOTED STAND OFTEN USED TO
BALANCE A CAMERA.
              ROOT 2:    MAN, MANU = HAND

EMANCIPATE (V)-to set free; to lend a hand in freeing
someone; to release from someone’s hands.

MANACLES (N) - handcuffs

MANAGER (N) – a person who has the upper hand; a person is
in charge of someone or something.

MANDATE (N) – an order or command placed in one’s hands.

MANEUVER (V) – to handily or skillfully go around something.

MANICURE (N) – a treatment for the hands and nails.

MANIPULATE (V) – to skillfully operate by hand.

MANUAL (N) – a handbook; a book of directions.

MANUFACTURE (V) – to make by hand or machine; to change
raw material into a new product.

MANUSCRIPT (N) – a handwritten or typed piece of writing,
such as a book.

								
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