Greek & Latin roots of english

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  1. caput, capitis
    head

    (capital, decapitate)
  2. custos, custodis
    guard

    (custody, custodian)
  3. hospes, hospitis
    host

    (host= one who receives strangers; hospital, hostel, hotel)
  4. hostis
    stranger, enemy

    (hostile)
  5. lux, lucis
    light

    (translucent, lucifer)
  6. mare, maris
    sea

    (marine, mariner, marinate)
  7. miles, militis
    soldier

    (military, militia)
  8. nomen, nominis
    name

    (nominate, nominal)
  9. pax, pacis
    peace

    (pacify, pacifist)
  10. tempus, temporis
    time

    temporal, temporary, contemporary)
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Greek & Latin roots of english
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2010-09-08 19:45:28
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