8th Grade




8th Grade Greek & Latin Roots


  1. OMNIS L. each, every, all
  2. AMPHI G. both
  3. AMBI L. on both sides, around, surround
  4. HOMOS G. same, common, joint
  5. HETEROS G. other, different
  6. EU G. well, good, pleasant
  7. MALUS L. bad, ugly, evil, ill
  8. E / EX L. out of, beyond, from, former
  9. SOLUS L. alone, only
  10. MONOS G. alone, solitary
  11. GRADUS L. step, degree
  12. PLUS / PLURIS L. more, many
  13. AKROS G. topmost, high point, extreme
  14. KATA G. down, against
  15. ANA G. up, back again, along, through
  16. SPECTO / SPECTATUM L. to look at, see
  17. VOX / VOCIS L. voice
  18. LOQUOR/LOCUTUS (LOQUI) L. speak
  19. DOKEIN G. think, have an opinion, suppose
  20. SAECULUM L. age, century
  21. FIDES L. faith, trust
  22. THEOS G. god
  23. DEUS L. god
  24. DEVINUS L. god-like
  25. ORTHOS G. straight, correct
  26. HOMO / HOMINIS L. man, human being
  27. ANTHROPOS G. man, mankind, humankind
  28. VIR L. man, manly, masculine
  29. FEMINA L. woman
  30. PAIS / PAIDOS G. child
  31. ARCHOS G. chief, principal, primative
  32. ARCUS L. bow, arc
  33. CIRCUM L. around, about
  34. KYKLOS G. ring, circle, wheel
  35. PERI G. around
  36. HYPER G. above, overly, beyond
  37. SUPER L. on top, above, over
  38. HYPO G. under, below
  39. SUB L. under, below, beneath
  40. ELEKTRON (ELECTRON) G. amber
  41. PENDO / PENSUM L. hang down, weigh, consider, judge
  42. AGO / ACTUM L. do, act, drive, perform
  43. DUCO / DUCTUM L. draw, attract, lead
  44. PORTO / PORTATUM L. to carry
  45. PORTA L. door, gate, entry
  46. BARBAROS G. foreign
  47. NAUS G. ship, boat
  48. NAVIS L. ship, boat
  49. NOVUS L. new
  50. CARDO / CARDINIS L. hinge
  51. RHINOS G. nose, snout
  52. CORNU L. horn
  53. DERMA G. skin, hide, shell
  54. CUTIS L. skin, hide
  55. DURUS L. hard to the touch, strong, difficult
  56. DORSUM L. back
  57. COR / CORDIS L. heart
  58. HOLOS G. whole, entire, complete
  59. SANUS L. healthy, not diseased or injured
  60. INFANS / INFANTIS L. inability to speak
  61. DROMOS G. race course, runway, running
  62. ATHLON G. prize, award
  63. ORDO / ORDINIS L. row, array, command
  64. IATROS G. doctor, physician, comforter
  65. MEDICUS L. physician
  66. FELIX / FELICIS L. happy
  67. RIDEO / RISUM L. laugh, make fun of
  68. LUDO / LUSUS L. play, mock
  69. SCHOLE G. leisure, free time
  70. PAX / PACIS L. peace
  71. LABORO / LABORATUM L. work
  72. ERGON G. work
  73. BELLUM L. war, combat, fight
  74. AGON G. contest, struggle, trial
  75. RUMPO / RUPTUM L. break, burst, split
  76. MONS / MONTIS L. mountain
  77. HUMUS L. earth, soil
  78. MARE L. sea, ocean
  79. SAL / SALIS L. salt
  80. FOLIUM L. leaf
  81. CANIS L. dog
  82. FELES L. cat
  83. EQUUS L. horse
  84. CABALLUS L. horse
  85. HIPPOS G. horse
  86. ORNIS / ORNITHOS G. bird
  87. AVIS L. bird
  88. PORCUS L. pig, hog, swine
  89. LEON G. lion
  90. GREX / GREGIS L. flock, herd, drove, group, troop, company
  91. PRIMUS L. first
  92. SECUNDUS L. second
  93. TERTIUS L. third
  94. QUARTUS L. fourth
  95. QUINTUS L. fifth
  96. SEXTUS L. sixth
  97. SEPTIMUS L. seventh
  98. OCTAVUS L. eighth
  99. NONUS L. ninth
  100. DECIMUS L. tenth