English Vocabulary Derived from Greek

Greek WordDefinitionEnglish Derivatives
A, anno, notaseptic, anarchy
Amphi (Latin ambi)about, around, bothambidextrous, amphitheater
antiquaantique, oldantique, antiquity, ancient
Anaup, againanatomy, Anabaptist
Aner, andros, anthroposman, stamenandrogynous, philander, philanthropy
Antiagainst, oppositeantidote, antiphonal, antagonist
Archoschief, primitivearchaic, architect
Autosselfautograph, automatic, authentic
Barvsheavybaritone, barites
BiblosbookBible, bibliomania
Bioslifebiology, autobiography, amphibious
Catadowncatalepsy, cataclysm
Cheirhandchiropody, chirurgical, surgeon
Chilioia thousandkilogram, kilowatt
Chromacolorchromo, achromatic
Chronostimechronic, anachronism
Cosmosworld, ordercosmopolitan, microcosm
Cryptohidecryptogam, cryptology
Diathrough, acrossdiameter, dialogue
Cycloswheel, circleencyclopedia, cyclone
Decatendecasyllable, decalogue
Demospeopledemocracy, epidemic, demographics
Dermaskinepidermis, taxidermist
Didonai, dosisgivedose, apodosis, anecdote
Dis, ditwice, doublydichromatic, digraph
Dynamispowerdynamite, dynasty
Eidosform, thing seenidol, kaleidoscope, anthropoid
Epiuponepidemic, epithet, epode, ephemeral
Ethnosrace, nationethnic, ethnology
Euwelleuphemism, eulogy
Gamosmarriagecryptogam, bigamy
Geearthgeography, geometry
Genosfamily, racegentle, engender
Grammawritingmonogram, grammar
Graphowritetelegraph, lithograph
Haimabloodhematite, hemorrhage, anemia
Heterosotherheterodox, heterogeneous
Homossamehomonym, homeopathy
Hydorwaterhydraulics, hydrophobia, hydrant
Hyperover, extremelyhypercritical, hyperbola
Hypounder, smallerhypodermic, hypophosphate
Isosequalisosceles, isotherm
Logosword, study, management, measuretheology, dialogue
Metaafter, overmetaphysics, metaphor
Metronmeasure, mindbarometer, diameter
Monosone, alonemonoplane, monotone
Morpheformmetamorphosis, amorphous
Neosnew, youngneolithic, neophyte
Neuronnerveneuralgia, neurotic
Nomoslaw, scienceastronomy, gastronomy, economy
Onomanameanonymous, patronymic
Opsisview, sightsynopsis, thanatopsis, optician
Orthosrightrorthopedic, orthodox
Osteonboneosteopathy, periosteum
Pais, paidoschildpaideutics, pedagogue, encyclopedia
Parabesideparaphrase, paraphernalia
Pas, panalldiapason, panacea, pantheism
Pathossufferingallopathy, pathology
Periaround, aboutperiscope, peristyle
Petrosrockpetroleum, saltpeter
Phainoshow, be visiblediaphanous, phenomenon, epiphany, fantastic
Philoslovingbibliophile, Philadelphia
Phobosfearhydrophobia, Anglophobe
Phonesoundtelephone, symphony
Phoslightphosphorous, photograph
Physisnaturephysiognomy, physiology
Plasmaformcataplasm, protoplasm
Pneumaair, breathpneumatic, pneumonia
Poliscitypolicy, metropolitan
Polysmanypolyandry, polychrome, polysyllable
Pous, padosfootoctopus, chiropodist
Probeforeproboscis, prophet
Protosfirstprotoplasm, prototype
Pseudesfalsepseudonym, pseudo-classic
Psychebreath, soulpsychology, psychopathy
Pyrfirepyrography, pyrotechnics
Scoposwatcherscope, microscope
Sophiawisdomphilosophy, sophomore
Syntogether, withsynthesis, synopsis, sympathy
Technearttechnicality, architect
Telefar, far offtelepathy, telescope
Temno, Tomosthat which is cut offepitome, anatomy, tome
Theosgodtheosophy, pantheism
Thermeheatisotherm, thermodynamics
Tithenai, Thesisa place, placing, arrangementepithet, hypothesis, anathema
Treisthreetrichord, trigonometry
Zoonanimalzoology, protozoa, zodiac

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