Vocabulary Roots

aer
air

aerate, aeroplane

am
love

amorous, amatuer, amiable

ann
year

annual, anniversary

aud
hear

auditorium, audit

bio
life

biography

cap
take or head

captive or capital, per capita, decapitate

chron
time

chronology, chronic

cor
heart

cordial

corp
body

corporation

de
god

deify, deity

dic, dict
say, speak

dictate

duc
lead

aqueduct, duke, ductile

ego
I

egotism

equi
equal

equidistant

fac, fic
make, do

manufacture, efficient

frat
brother

fraternity

geo
earth

geology

graph
write

calligraphy, graphology, telegraph

loc
place

location, local

loqu, loc
speak

eloquence, circumlocution

luc
light

elucidate

man
hand

manuscript, manipulate

mit, miss
send

admit, permission

mort
death

immortal

omni
all

omnipotent, omnibus

pat
father

paternal

path
suffering, feeling

sympathy, pathology

ped
foot

impede, millipede, pedal

photo
light

photography

phobia, phobe
fear

hydrophobe, xenophobia

pneum
air, breath, spirit

pneumonia

pos, posit
place

deposit, position

pot, poss, poten
be able

potential, possible

quaerere
as, question, seek

inquiry, query

rog
ask

interrogate

scrib, scrip
write

scribble, script, inscribe

sent, sens
feel

sensitive, sentient

sol
alone

soloist, isolate

soph
wise

philosopher

spect
look

introspective, inspect

spir
breathe

inspiration

therm
warm

thermometer

ten
stretch or hold

extend, tense or tenant

utilis
useful

utility

ven, vent
come, arrive

advent, convenient

vert, vers
turn

revert, adverse

vid, vis
see

supervisor, vision, provident