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AFFIXES OR TERMINATIONS.
NOUNS ENDING IN
Comedian. - Ant
Accountant. · Ar
Liar, scholar. -Ard
Dotard, sluggard. - Ary
Student, correspondDenote the agent or doer; as,
Elocutionist, psalmist. Ive
( Maltster, tapster. - Ate
Denote the person or thing (Mandate.
acted upon, being derived from -Ee
the Latin and French termina- Lessee.
tions of the past participle--atus, -Ite itus, and ée; as,
Effeminacy. - Age
Inheritance. - Ancy
Neighbourhood. -Tion or
Combustion,adhesion. sion -Ism
Heroism. -Ment Denote being or a state of Judgment. -Mony being; as,
Loudness, slowness. -Ry
Adversary, slavery. -Ship
Latitude. -Ty or ity
Plenty, rarity, vanity. -Ure
Judicature, procedure. -Y
Butchery, custody. -Dom
Bishopric, bailiwick. -Logy
Denotes treating of ; as, Conchology, osteology. -Let
Bracelet. - Kin
Denote littleness ; as, Gosling. -Ock
- Ic, ick
ADJECTIVES ENDING IN
- Ly -Ent - Ive - Able Ible -Less
Let a root be given to the pupil, to which he is to apply all the prefixes and affixes of which it is susceptible, viz., Form, inform, conform, deform, &c.; informer, deformity, conformation, formal, &c. &c.
LATIN AND GREEK ROOTS.
Ager, a field, hence, agriculture. Grex, gregis, a flock, hence, con-
Homo, a man,
human. Aqua, water, aqueduct. Honor, honour, honourable. Arbiter, a judge, . arbitrate. | Hospes, a host, ..hospitable Arma, arms,
hostile. Ars, artis, skill, .. artist.
Humus, the ground,.. humid. Artus, a joint, .. article.
ignite. Bellum, war, .. belligerent Insula, an island, insular. Caput, capitis, the head, capital. Jus, right,
just. Caro, carnis, flesh, carnal. Juris, right, jurisdiction. Circus, a circle, circus. Lex, legis, law, legislate. Civis, a citizen, civil. Liber, a book, library. Cor, cordis, the heart, concord. Libra, a balance, equilibrium. Corona, a crown,
coronet. Litera, a letter, literature. Corpus, a body, corporal. Locus, a place, local. Crimen, a crime, criminal. Fanum, a temple, profane. Crux, crucis, a cross,.. crucify. Luna, the moon,
lunar. Culpa, a fault, culpable. Lux, lucis, light, lucid. Cura, care, business,.. curate. Manus, the hand, manual. Dens, a tooth, dentist. Mare, the sea,
marine. Dies, a day, . diary. Mater, mother, maternal. Dominus, a lord, dominion. Merx, mercis, merchandize, merDomus, a house, domestic, chant. Exemplum, an example, exem- Minister, a servant,., ministry. plary.
Modus, a manner,
model. Facies, a face, surface. Mons, a mountain, mount. Fama, a report, famous. Mors, mortis, death,.. mortal. Familia, a family, familiar. Munus, muneris, a gift, muniFerrum, iron, ferreous. ficence, Finis, the end, or limit, finite.
Musa, a song, Flamma, a flame, .. flambeau. Navis, a ship, naval. Flos, floris, a flower,.. florist. Nox, noctis, night, nocturnal. Femina, a woman,
feminine. Numerus,a number,. . numerous Folium, a leaf, foliage. Oculus, the eye,
oculist. Forma, form, formation. Opus, operis, work, .. operate. Fraus, deceit,
fraud. Os, ossis, a bone, ossify. Frigus, cold, frigid. Pars, partis, a part,.. particle. Frons, the forehead,., front. Pater,
father · paternal. Fumus, smoke, perfume. Pax, pacis, peace, · pacific.
Pes, pedis, afoot, hence, pedestal. Semen, seed, hence, disseminate. Planta, a plant, plantation Signum, a sign, signify. Pæna, punishment, penal. Socius,a companion,.. social. Pondus, weight, ponder. Sonus, a sound, .. sonorous. Populus, the people,.. populate. Stilla, a drop, . instil. Porta, a gate, portal. Tempus, time, temporal. Præda, prey, booty, predatory. Terminus, a bound,.. terminate. Pretium, price, or reward, pre- Terra, the earth, terrene. cious.
Testis, a witness, testify. Puguus, the fist, pugnacious. Turba, a crowd, turbulent. Quies, rest, ease, quiescent. Verbum, a word, verbose. Radius, a ray,
devious. Radix, a root, . radical. Vinum, wine, .. vineyard. Rota, a wheel, rotatory.
Unda, a wave,
.. undulate. Salus, health, .. salutary.
Acer, acris, sharp, hence, acrid. Latus, broad, hence, latitude. Æquus, equal, equable. Laxus, loose, laxity. Amplus, large, amplify. Levis, light,
levity. Asper, rough, asperity. Liber, free, . liberty. Bonus, good, bounty. Longus, long, longitude. Bene, well,
benefactor Magnus, great, .. magnitude Brevis, short, . brevity. Malus, bad, . malice. Cavus, hollow,
.. maturity. Celeber, renowned,.. celebrate. Medius, middle, . medium. Celer, swift,
celerity. Minor, less, .. minority. Centum, a hundred,.. century. Mirus, wonderful, miracle. Clarus, clear, clarify. Miser, wretched, misery. Clemens, merciful, clemency. Multus, many, multitude. Curvus, crooked, curvature. Novus, new,
novel. Decem, ten, decimal. Par, like,
parity. Densus, thick, density. Primus, first, primeval. Dignus, worthy, dignity. Privus, single, private. Dubius, doubtful, indubitable. Probus, honest, probity. Durus, hard,
durance. Qualis,of what kind,.. quality. Felix, happy, felicity. Quatuor, four, quarter. Festus, joyful, festive. Sacer, holy,
sacred Firmus, strong, firm. Sagus, knowing, sagacity. Fortis, brave, fortitude. Senex, old,
senator. Grandis, great, grandeur. Severus, severe, severity. Gratus, grateful, gratitude. Similis, like,
similar. Gravis, heavy, gravity. Solidus, solid, solidity. Inanis, empty, inanity. Solus, alone, solitary. Integer, whole, integrity. Verus, true,
Ago, I do or act, hence, agent. Frango, I break, hence, fragment Actus, acted,
actor. Fractus, broken, refract. Amo, I love, amiable. Fugio, I fly,
fugitive. Apto, I fit,
adapt. Fulgeo, I shine, fulgency. Arceo, I drive away,.
Fundo, I pour out,
refund. Ardeo, I burn, ardent. Fusus, poured out, fusion. Arguo, I argue, argument. Genitus, begotten, genial. Audio, I hear, audible. Gradior, I step, gradation. Augeo, I increase, augment. Gressus, stepped, ingress. Bibo, I drink, imbibe. Habeo, I have or hold, habitaCado, I fall,
accident. tion. Cædo, I cut or beat,.. suicide. Hæreo, I stick, adhere. Cando, I burn, candle. Halo, I breathe, exhale. Cano, I sing,
Jactus, thrown, . abject. Cantus, sung,
Junctus, joined, adjunct. Capio, I take, capable. Lego, I send away, legate. Captus, taken, captive. Lego, I read, . legible. Cedo, I yield, cede. Lectus, read,
.. lecture. Cessus, yielded, access. Ligo, I bind, ligament Censeo, I judge, censor. Loquor, I speak, eloquent. Cerno, I discern, certain. Luo, I wash away,.. ablution. Citus, roused, excite. Mando, I command,., mandate. Clamo, I call out, declaim. Maneo, I stay,
mansion. Claudo, I close, exclude. Medeor, I cure,
medicine. Clino, I bend, decline. Memini, I remember, memory. Colo, I till, .. colony. Mergo, I plunge, emerge. Cultus, tilled, cultivate. Metior, I measure,.. mete. Credo, I believe, credit. Mensus, measured, mensuration. Creo, I create, creator. Migro, I remove,
emigrant Cresco, I grow,
increase. Misceo, I mix, miscellany. Cubo, or cumbo, I lie down, Mitto, I send, .. admit. recumbent.
mission. Curro, I run,
current. Moneo, I advise, monitor. Dico, I say,
predict. Moveo, I move, Divido, I divide, dividend. Muto, I change, mutable. Do, I give,
Nascor, I am born,.., nascent. Doceo, I teach, docile. Natus, born,
native. Duco, I lead or draw, ductile. Noceo, I hurt, . innocent. Emo, I buy,
redeem. Notus, known, notice. Erro, I wander,
Nuncio, I announce,.. enunciate. Fallo, I deceive, fallible.
Oro, I pray,
oration. Facio, I do or make,.. factory. Paro, I make or prepare, sepaFendo, I strike, defend. rate. Fero, I carry,
.. ferry. Pasco, I feed, .. pastor. Ferveo, I boil, fervour. Patior, I suffer, patience. Fido, I trust, fidelity. Passus, suffered, passion. Flecto, I bend, inflect. Pello, I call, appeal. Fligo, I beat, afflict, Pello, I drive, repel. Fluo, I flow, fluid, Pendeo, I hang, impend.