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Word part Type Origin Definition
log, logo, -logue root Greek word, speech, written work
-logy, -ology noun-forming suffix Greek study of, science of; written work; structure or principle
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, maj root Latin great, large
mal, male root Latin bad, evil, ill
man, mani, manu, main 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