Frederick Douglass ch.4 word study

What is a prefix?:A prefix is a affix that is placed on a word to change it to another word.An example of this is like the word happy could be changed to unhappy using a prefix.

What is a suffix?:A suffix is a affix added to the end of a word to make a new word.An example of this is like the word walk can be changed to walking by adding a suffix.

What does the root of a word do?:The root of a word can be used to find out what the word meens.An example is like the root min and the words minimal and miniature the root min meens small so these words have to meen small also.

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3 years ago

Good work, Tanksi. Let's talk about some other examples in the reading.