Chapter 17: Compound Words in Greek

§112. Exercises, Chapter 17

A.Write in Greek the 1st or 2nd declension noun that forms the first element in each of the following compounds, and provide its English meaning:

e.g., phonology φωνη voice
1. anthropology  ____________________   ____________________
2. geometry   ____________________   ____________________
3. demography   ____________________   ____________________
4. theosophy   ____________________   ____________________
5. ecology   ____________________   ____________________
6. ophthalmology   ____________________   ____________________
7. organology   ____________________   ____________________
8. cardiography   ____________________   ____________________
9. technocracy   ____________________   ____________________
10. zoology   ____________________   ____________________
11. psychometric   ____________________   ____________________
12. osteopathy   ____________________   ____________________

B.Using a dictionary if necessary, give the etymological meaning of the following:

e.g., lithography stone writing
1. etymology  ______________________________
2. chronometry  ______________________________
3. bibliomania  ______________________________
4. economy  ______________________________
5. telescopy  ______________________________
6. oligarchy  ______________________________
7. necromancy  ______________________________
8. philosophy  ______________________________

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

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