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Word part Type Origin Definition
purg root Latin clean
put, putat root Latin trim; count; reckon or suppose
pyr, pyro root Greek fire, heat, fever
quadr, quart root Latin four, fourth
quer, ques, quir, quis, quest root Latin ask, seek
quin, quint, quinqu root Latin five, fifth
radi root Latin ray, spoke
radic, radix root Latin root
ram, rami root Latin branch
rap root Latin seize, carry off by force
ras, rad, raz root Latin scrape
re- prefix Latin again; back or back again
reg, rect, rig1 root Latin king, rule, guide; straight
retro- prefix Latin back, backward, behind
rhin, rhino root Greek nose
rhod, rhodo root Greek red
rid, ris root Latin laugh
rig2 root Latin stiff, rigid
rog, rogat root Latin ask
rot root Latin turn
rrhea, rrhoea, rrhag root Greek flow, gush, discharge