Wordorigins.org 111 Greek and Latin Roots for Gifted Learners 111 Greek and Latin Word Parts To differentiate spelling and vocabulary for my gifted students, I incorporate words with Greek and Latin origins. This list is a compilation of 111 Greek and Latin roots with meanings and an example English word. Groups of Five Related Words In addition to the list of 111 word parts, I made 35 groups of 5 related words. Five Task Cards I also developed several activities for working with these words parts. Think Like An InventorGreekymons! Immediate Download Comes as a zip file with both PDF (for printing) and Word versions (in case you want to make changes). Compose sentences in Egyptian hieroglyphs Listed below are a few types of sentences. These are interactive examples: you can select the words to be combined and then when you click the "Show me" button, the sentence written in hieroglyphs will appear. In each section we've included a brief explanation of some of the grammar involved. Someday, this may grow to be a comprehensive grammar tutorial, but for now, your best bet is to order one of the excellent books currently available on Egyptian grammar. The Collier and Manley book is great for folks who just want to understand a bit of what they might see in a museum, while James Allen's "Middle Egyptian" is more appropriate for those wanting to study the language in-depth. If you want to quiz yourself by seeing just the hieroglyphs, click the "Quiz me" button. 1. In this type of sentence (a simple statement of fact), the particle iw occurs first in the sentence and establishes the context as "here and now". 2. 3. 4. There are different prepositions for to a person and to a place.
Etymological maps Word Roots - Prefixes, Greek and Latin Roots Word Roots Learning Centers Word Roots Mixed Review Word Roots Review Word Roots Review (includes Greek and Latin word roots sections) Activities Word Roots Circle all of the words that have a prefix Fill in the missing prefix and then write a sentence using the word Circle all of the words that have a suffix Fill in the missing suffix and then write a sentence using the word Fill in blanks with meanings of roots (printable #1) Fill in blanks with meanings of roots (printable #2) Circle the correct definition for the prefix Circle the correct prefix for the definition Circle the correct definition for the Greek root Circle the correct definition for the Latin root Circle the correct Greek root for the definition Circle the correct Latin root for the definition Read and Color Prefix Lesson Greek Roots Review - Puzzles using 29 Greek Roots for edHelper.com (high school or the everything package) subscribers - Not a Member? Greek Lesson Latin Lesson
Latin Forum Highlights | Latin Language Discussion Etymologically Speaking... From the old Arabic word "hashshshin," which meant, "someone who is addicted to hash," that is, marijuana. Originally refered to a group of warriors who would smoke up before battle. Aaron White adds: You may want to explore the fact that the hashshshins were somewhat of a voodoo-ized grand conspiracy scapegoat cult (the very fact of their existence is impossible to confirm). Paul Graham adds: The assassins were a sect of warriors who controlled a number of fortified towns in Persia for about 200 years. From "thaler" -- a nickname for the silver coins that were minted from the ore found in Joachimsthal ("Saint Joachim's Valley" in German), Bohemia (part of the current Czech Republic) -- which gained "currency" (pun not intended) shortly after the lode's discovery in 1516. R.
Word Root Of The Day Archive | Membean « Previous12345Next » #133 Oct 01, 16 rog ask, request The Latin root word rog means “ask.” Read more #132 Sep 15, 16 ob- against Prefixes are key morphemes in English vocabulary that begin words. Read more #131 Sep 01, 16 epi- upon, over Prefixes are key morphemes in English vocabulary that begin words. Read more #130 May 16, 16 spir breathe The Latin root word spir means “breathe.” Read more #129 May 02, 16 volv roll The Latin root word volv and its variants volut and volt mean “roll” or “turn round.” Read more #128 Apr 15, 16 posit placed, put The Latin root word posit means “placed.” Read more #127 Apr 01, 16 voc call The Latin root word voc and its variant vok both mean “call.” Read more #126 Mar 15, 16 dia- through Prefixes are key morphemes in English vocabulary that begin words. Read more #125 Mar 01, 16 extra- outside Prefixes are key morphemes in English vocabulary that begin words. Read more #124 Feb 15, 16 equ equal The Latin root word equ means “equal.” Read more #123 Feb 01, 16 fid trust, faith Read more dis- per- ego
Langue grecque, Projet Homere, Homer project, greek language European Maps Showing Origins Of Common Words U.S. playwright Rita Mae Brown said: "Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going." That quote comes to mind looking at these fascinating European etymology maps of various commons words posted by reddit user sp07, which provide a kind of cultural commentary on Europe. The word for "church" shows the influence of ancient Greece: imgur/u/Bezbojnicul "Bear" appears to be influenced by Russia, where largest brown bear population in Europe can be found. Another reddit user noted that "pi" is a prefix for "beer" in several European countries while the "pi" in the Mandarin Chinese word for beer, 啤酒 pi jiu, is a loan word from Europe. "Apple" has a lot of diversity: Notice how the word in Finland and Estonia may come from a Indo-Iranian origin. "Orange" is an interesting one. "Garoful," the ancient Greek word for "rose," only remains in northeastern Italy. imgur/u/Bezbojnicul