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Grade 8 English
1.39 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: 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.
heptathlon
decathlon
pentathlon
triathlon

Q 2: An economic condition in which power is concentrated in two groups.
hexapoly
duopoly
monopoly
pentapoly

Q 3: A railway system using a single rail.
hemirail
trirail
monorail
chiliarail

Q 4: One of a group of six babies born from the same mother during the same birth.
pentaplet
triplet
quadruplet
sextuplet

Q 5: A group or set of nine.
heptaed
triad
ennead
milliad

Q 6: Any polyhedron having twelve plane faces.
decahedron
tridecahedron
pentadecahedron
dodecahedron

Q 7: Half of the Earth may be called ____.
pentasphere
hemisphere
monosphere
biosphere

Q 8: An abnormal fear of the number 13.
nanophobia
triphobia
triskaidekaphobia
megaphobia

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