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Grade 5 - English Language
1.10 Greek and Latin Prefixes

Directions: Review the information on Greek and Latin prefixes given here and select the meanings of the prefixes in the questions. Also, write at least one example word, its meaning, and a sentence using the word for each of the prefixes shown in the table below.
Greek and Latin Prefixes are prefixes that are derived from Greek and Latin languages and cannot be used alone in English.

Greek/Latin PrefixMeaningExamples
a-, an- not; a negative; without amoral, anarchy
ab- away abnormal, abduct
ad- to;towards; near addict
ambi- both sides; roundambidextrous
ante- before; in front ofantecedent
anti- againstantipathy
bi-/bis- twobicycle
bio- lifebiology
circum- aroundcircumvent
con- with concert
contra- against contrast
de- downdemocracy, demographic
di- two; twice; double diameter
dis- apart; removeddissperse
e-, ex-(lat.) ec- ex-(Greek) out of exit
ecto- outsideectoplasm
exo- outside; outwardexoskeleton
en- in enclosed
endo- withinendometriosis
epi - on, upon epidermis
extra- outside, beyond, in addition to extraordinary
hemi- half hemisphere
hyper- over, above hyperactive
infra- below infrastructure
inter- between intermediate
intro- within introduce
meta- with, after, beyondmetamorphosis
non- not nonliving
para- along side of, beside paragraph
per- through, thorough, complete pervade
peri- around, near periscope
pre- in front of, before precede
re- back, again rebuild
retro- back retrogress
semi- half semicircle
sub- under; below submarine
super-, supra- more than supermarket
syn- together symbol
trans- across translate
ultra- beyond ultraviolet

Q 1: RETRO
WATER
BACKWARD
FORWARD
BIRD

Q 2: ULTRA
HEARING
ALL
WATER
BEYOND

Q 3: CIRCUM
WATER
ABOVE
AROUND
GREAT

Q 4: AVI
WATER
BIRD
AROUND
FOR

Q 5: MEGA
SAME
SMALL
BIRD
BIG

Q 6: GEO
WATER
BIRD
EARTH
LIFE

Q 7: PSEUDO
BIRD
WATER
FALSE
TRUE

Q 8: TOXIC
POISON
GREAT
FALSE
WATER

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