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Word part Type Origin Definition
astr, aster, astro root Greek star
at- prefix Latin to, toward
-ate2 adjective-forming suffix Latin full of; in a state of
-ate1 verb-forming suffix Latin to make, cause, do
-ation noun-forming suffix Latin the act, process, or result of
-ator noun-forming suffix Latin a person or thing that does
-atory1 noun-forming suffix Latin place associated with
au, avi root Latin bird
aud, audit, audio root Latin hear
aut, auto prefix Greek self
ax root Latin axis
bar, baro root Greek pressure, weight
bat root Latin beat
be- prefix Old English to cover or surround with; to act on or change another.
bell, belli root Latin war
ben, bene, bon root Latin good, well
bi-, bin- prefix Latin two, twice, double
bibl, bibli, biblio root Greek book
bio, bi, -be root Greek life, living, living things
blast, blasto root Greek bud, generative cell
brev, brevi root Latin short, brief