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Word part Type Origin Definition
fort1 root Latin luck, chance
fort2 root Latin strong
found1, fund root Latin bottom, base
fract, frag root Latin break
frater root Latin brother
fric root Latin rub
fug, -fuge root Latin flee
-ful1 adjective-forming suffix Old English full of
-ful2 noun-forming suffix Old English an amount that fills
funct root Latin perform
fus, found2 root Latin pour, melt
-fy, -ify, -efy verb-forming suffix Latin make, cause to be, become
gam, gamo, -gamy root Greek marriage
gen, gener root Latin and Greek birth, origin, race, kind
geo root Greek earth
giga root Greek giant; billion
gnos, gnosis, gnom, -gnomy root Greek know, knowledge
gon root Greek angle
grad, -grade root Latin go, step, degree
gram root Greek write
graph, -graphy root Greek writing, drawing, recording