Learn Vocabulary With Root Words For SSC CGL: Day 14

In this article, we learn how we can improve our vocabulary easily by developing tricks. We make use of a technique known as ETYMOLOGY.
Etymo (roots) + logy (study of) = etymology
Review of Etymology:
Words denoting science


Prefix, Root, Suffix
Meaning
-logy
Study of
-graphy
writing
Biblio
Book
Anthropo
Mankind
Arbori
Trees and vegetables
Astro
sky or star
Bacterio
Bacteria
Kallos
beautiful
Graphy
Writing
Chrono
Time
Cyto
Cells
Dactyl
Finger prints
Demo
Population
Eco
Environment
Entomo
Insects
Ethno
Human races
Etho
Animal behaviour
Etymo
Origin and history of words
Ganea
Family ancestries
Geo
Earth
Histo
Tissues
Horti
flowers,fruits,vegetables
Hagio
Lives of saints
Icono
Pictures
Lexico
Dictionaries
Odonto
Teeth
Ornitho
Birds
Petro
Rocks
Philo
Written records
Seismo
Earthquakes
Spele
Caves
Zoo
Animal life
Agrosto
Grass
Apio
Bees
Agro
Agriculture
Anemo
Wind
Algo
algae

Trick to learn words:

  • The study of list of books = biblio (books) + logy (study) = bibliology
  • Study of mankind = anthropos (mankind) + logy (study) = anthropology
  • Cultivation of trees and vegetables = arbori (trees and vegetables) = Arboriculture
  • Study of bacteria = baterio (bacteria) + logy (study) = bacteriology
  • The art of beautiful handwriting = kallos (beautiful) + graphy (writing) = calligraphy
  • Study of time periods = chronos(time) + logy (study) = Chronology
  • Study of heavenly bodies = Cosmo(heavenly bodies) + logy (study) = Cosmology
  • Study of cells = Cyto (cells) + logy (study) = cytology
  • Study of finger prints = Dactylo (finger prints) + logy (study) = Dactylology
  • Study of environment = Eco (environment) + logy (study) = ecology
  • Study of Insects = Entomo (insects) + logy (study) = entomology
  • Study of family ancestries = Ganea (family ancestries) + logy (study) = Ganealogy
  • Study of earth = Geo (Earth) + logy (study) = Geology
  • Study of Tissues = Histo(tissues) + logy(study) = Histology
  • Study of flowers, fruits, vegetables = Horti (flowers, fruits, vegetables) + culture (cultivation) = Horticulture
  • Study of lives of saints = Hagio (lives of saints) + logy (study) = Hagiology
  • Study of symbolic representation = Icono (symbolic) + logy( study) = Iconology
  • Study of compiling of dictionaries = Lexico (dictionaries) + logy (study) = Lexicology
  • Study of teeth = Odontos(teeth) + logy (study) = odontology
  • Study of birds = Ornithos (birds) + logy(study) =Ornothology
  • Study of rocks = Petro (rocks) + logy (study) = petrology
  • Study of written records = Philo (written records) + logy (study) = philology
  • Study of ancient writings = Paleo (ancient) + graphy(writing) = paleology
  • Study of earth quakes = Seismo(earthquake) + logy(study) = seismology
  • Study of caves = Spele(caves) + logy(study) = spelelogy
  • Study of animals = Zoo (animals) +logy(study) = zoology
  • Study of bees = apio (bees) + logy (study) = apiology
  • Study of grasses = agrosto (grass) + logy (study) = agrostology
  • Study of agricultural soils = agro (agriculture) + logy (study) = agrology
  • Study of winds = anemo(wind) +logy(study) = anemology
  • Study of algae = algo(algae) + logy (study) = algology
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