Chapter 20: Numerals in Greek and Latin

§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 ___________________________________________________
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2. leukemia ___________________________________________________
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3. trigonometry ___________________________________________________
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4. geomorphology ___________________________________________________
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5. photophobia ___________________________________________________
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For Key to Exercises (Greek), see Appendix III.

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