Learn Vocabulary With Root Words For IBPS PO: Day 2


In this article we learn how we can improve our vocabulary easily by developing tricks. We make use of a technique known as ETYMOLOGY.

Review of Etymology:

Prefix, Root, Suffix
Meaning
Obstetrix
Midwife
Epi
Above or upon or outer
Paidos
Child
Pedis
Foot
Agogos
Leading, leader, teaching
Demos
People
Derma
Skin
Hypos
Under
Opthalmos
Eye
Oculus
Eye
-Ician
Expert
Opsis, optikos
Vision, sight
metron
measurement

Note 1: 

  • ends with y = noun suffix
  • Ends with ist = noun suffix
  • Ends with ous = adjective suffix
  • Ends with ic = adjective suffix
  • Ends with ar = adjective suffix

Note 2: 

  • ends with ic (pertaining to)
  • ends with itis (for inflammatory diseases)
  • ends with ar (pertaining to)

Trick to learn words:

  • Specialist of child delivery= obstretrix (midwife) + ic (pertaining to) =obstetrics 
  • Outer layer of skin= epi (outer) + skin (derma)=epidermis 
  • Skin inflammation=derma (skin)+ itis (for inflammatory diseases)=dermatitis 
  • One who has political discontent=demo (people)+ agogos (leader)=demagogue 
  • One who sells optical equipment=Opathalmos (eye)+ ician (expert)=optician 
  • Treatment of childhood diseases=paidos (child) + ic (pertaining to) =paediatrics 
  • Practice of stirring up political dissatisfaction for purely personal gain=demos (people) + agagos (leader)=demagoguery 
  • Medical speciality relating to diseases of the eye= opthalmos (eye) + logy (study) = Opthamalogy 
  • One-lens eyeglass=mono (one) + oculus (eye)=monocle 
  • Pertaining to the eye= oculus (eye) + ar (pertaining to) = ocular 
  • One who measures vision=opthalmos (eye) + metron (measurement) =optometrist (or) ophthalmic (or) optician

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