Frederick Douglass Ch.IV
Word Study

1. A prefix comes at the beginning of a word.

Example: Dis, Pre, Com, Re

2. A suffix comes at the end of a word.

Example: ing and tion

3. A root is two words put together.

Example:(meaning of a word)  without , between , something and network

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2 years ago

#3 is not a root; it is a compound word. Roots have the meaning of the word. For example, transportation: Trans is the prefix. It means across. Port is the root. It means carry. So transportation means to carry something across.