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Greek Ab, Spring 2014

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Section 11 Vocabulary
Meaning

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Cognate(s), derivatives, related forms, etc.


< (to speak in the marketplace)
cf. Latin ager, English acre
same root ( death) as euthanasia
heresy (< choice, opinion)
aesthetic (< perception)
Negative of

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monarchy etc. (< power, empire)

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cf. Latin gustus, gustare, English choose


drachma, of course!
+ ; cf. eunoia ()
hedonism (< pleasure)
cf. Latin turba/turbre > disturb
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> lithography, monolith
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> odometer, electrode

oxy-, Oxyrhynchus (City of the Sharp-nosed Fish),

Greek Ab, Spring 2014

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Section 11 Vocabulary
oxymoron (acutely dull)
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cf. Latin trs, three; > tricycle, tricorn
< thrice + rower; trireme is from
Latin trirmis = tri- + rmus oar
phil-, -phile, -philia (< beloved, loving,
friendship, love)
~ money, etc.