Latin Roots Vocabulary

 

morphology: the study of how words are put together in meaningful chunks, called “morphemes
 
·      Latin: the language spoken in Ancient Rome, which forms the basis of many other languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Italian
 
·      cognate: a word from another language that comes from the same root
 
·      root: the part of a word that gives the word its basic meaning
 
·      prefix: a group of letters attached to the beginning of a word to change its meaning
 
·      suffix: a group of letters attached to the end of a word to change how the word is used