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GreeK RooTs. Christian M. Esparza 6th Grade Language Arts. The prefix syn- comes from a Greek word and means “with” or “together.” The suffix –ize creates a verb form. If two people synchronize their watches, what are they doing?. cause to occur at unrelated times

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GreeK RooTs

Christian M. Esparza

6th Grade Language Arts


The prefix syn- comes from a Greek word and means “with” or “together.” The suffix –ize creates a verb form. If two people synchronize their watches, what are they doing?

  • cause to occur at unrelated times

  • to cause to indicate the same time, as one timepiece with another

  • Separate and isolated times


Chron, chrono is a Greek root meaning “time.” Adding the adjective suffix –ic makes a word that is often used to describe disease. What do you think chronic disease is?

  • A disease of long duration.

  • A disease of a short duration.

  • An acute disease which speedly terminates.


The Greek root hydr, hydro means “water.” The suffix –ant is used to create a noun. What does fire hydrant mean?

  • Fire made from water

  • Water made of fire

  • an upright pipe with a spout, nozzle, or other outlet, usually in the street, for drawing water from a main or service pipe


Another common Greek root, arch, archy, means “ruler” or “leader.” What would the word monarch mean?

  • Two rulers or leaders

  • Three rulers or leaders

  • A sole and absolute ruler of a state or nation.


Conceived means “thought of.” Preconceived might mean?

  • To form a conception or opinion of afterwards

  • To form a conception or opinion of beforehand

  • Something on the brain


A common Greek root is pod, which means “foot.” How many feet does a tripod have?

  • It has five feet.

  • It has three feet.

  • It has one foot.


A Greek root that means “power” or “force” is dyn, dyna. Adding an adjective suffix –ic to this root creates the English adjective dynamic, which probably means what?

  • Vigorously active

  • Not active

  • Boring


Vend is an old word that means “to sell.” What does a hot dog vendor do?

  • He sells dogs.

  • He sells cats.

  • He sells hot dogs.


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