Greek and Latin Affixes (L.7.4b)

Many words in the English language are built from Greek and Latin roots and affixes.
Affix-an additional part at the beginning or end of the word that changes the meaning of the word. There are two types of affixes.
Prefixes-come at the beginning of the word
Examples: pre = before   un = not
Suffixes-come at the end of the word
Examples: able = able or capable   ful = full of
Greek and Latin Affixes (L.7.4b)





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