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Word part Type Origin Definition
loqu, locu root Latin speak; speech
luc, lum root Latin light; shine
luct root Latin struggle
lud, lus root Latin to play
lun, luni, luna root Latin moon
lustr root Latin shine
-ly1 adverb-forming suffix Old English in such a way or manner
-ly2 adjective-forming suffix Old English like; every (when attached to times)
lys, lyt, -lyze root Greek break down, disintegrate
macro- prefix Greek large, long
magn, magna, magni root Latin great, large
mal, male root Latin bad, evil, ill
man, mani, manu root Latin hand
-mancy noun-forming suffix Greek divination
mand root Latin give an order
mania root Greek excessive desire
mar, mari root Latin sea
matr, matri, mater root Latin mother
maxi root Latin largest
mech root Greek machine
medi root Latin middle