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1.41 Greek and Latin Number Roots

Directions: The following table gives the Greek and Latin roots of English numbers. Review the table and answer the questions. Write your own example words for the Greek and Latin number roots given in this table. Use your example words in sentences.

Number

Greek

Latin

hemi-

semi-/demi-

1

mono-

uni-

1

sesqui-

2

di-

duo-/bi-

3

tri-

tre-/ter-

4

tetra-/tetr-

quadri-/quadr-

5

penta-/pent-

quinque-/quinqu-

6

hexa-/hex-

sexa-/sex-

7

hepta-/hept-

septua-

8

octa-/octo-/oct-

octa-/octo-/oct-

9

ennea-

nona-/non-

10

deka-/deca-

deci-

12

dodeca-

13

triskaideka-

20

icosa-

vigen-

100

hecto-/hect-

centi-

1000

chilia-

milli-


Q 1: A group or set of nine.
ennead
milliad
triad
heptaed

Q 2: Half of the Earth may be called ____.
pentasphere
hemisphere
monosphere
biosphere

Q 3: Any polyhedron having twelve plane faces.
tridecahedron
pentadecahedron
dodecahedron
decahedron

Q 4: An athletic contest in which each contestant participates in the following seven track and field events: 200-meter and 800-meter runs, 100-meter hurdles, shot put, javelin throw, high jump, and long jump.
triathlon
heptathlon
decathlon
pentathlon

Q 5: Something that is a foot and a half long, e.g. long words.
pentapedalian
vigenpedalian
sesquipedalian
tetrapedalian

Q 6: One of a group of six babies born from the same mother during the same birth.
triplet
pentaplet
quadruplet
sextuplet

Q 7: A metric unit of area equal to 100 ares (2.471 acres).
hectare
pentare
millionare
decare

Q 8: A railway system using a single rail.
trirail
monorail
hemirail
chiliarail

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