Skip to main content
Humanities Libertexts

6.8: §130. Exercises, Chapter 20

  • Page ID
    8470
  • §130. Exercises, Chapter 20

    A.Give schematic analyses and definitions for the following words, all of which contain numerical roots. Indicate whether the source is Greek or Latin.

    e.g., centipede < L cent(i)- (hundred) + -pede (foot); “having 100 feet.”
    1. hexameter ___________________________________________________
    2. tripod ___________________________________________________
    3. quadrangle ___________________________________________________
    4. octahedron ___________________________________________________
    5. duplicate ___________________________________________________
    6. hemisphere ___________________________________________________
    7. millennium ___________________________________________________
    8. quinquefoliate ___________________________________________________
    9. dyarchy ___________________________________________________
    10. sexagenarian ___________________________________________________

    B.Using the format given in §117, write out analyses for the following English words:

    1. polychrome ___________________________________________________
    ___________________________________________________
    2. leukemia ___________________________________________________
    ___________________________________________________
    3. trigonometry ___________________________________________________
    ___________________________________________________
    4. geomorphology ___________________________________________________
    ___________________________________________________
    5. photophobia ___________________________________________________
    ___________________________________________________

    For Key to Exercises (Greek), see Appendix III.

    • Was this article helpful?