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Cross-Reference Groups: da-fy

From time to time, new units are added to this Cross-reference group that have been “completed”; that is, with as many definitions as can be found or with a significant number of examples.

decibels (Latin: “ten” plus “bel” [Alexander Graham Bell]; a list of decibel levels and the examples that show the various decibel scales).

decor- (Latin: proper, dignified, fitting, seemly; ornament, dignity).

dei-, div- (Latin: God, god [deity, divine nature]).

deipno-, deipn- (Greek: dinner; dining).

delo-, del- (Greek: visible, clear, clearly seen; obvious).

demo-, dem-, demio-, -demic, -deme, -demically (Greek: people).

dendro-, dendr-, dendri-, -dendria, -dendrite, -dendritic, -dendra, -dendron (Greek: tree, tree-like structure).

discip- (Latin: discipulus, pupil, apprentice).

diverticul- (Latin: [from di-, “apart” and vertere, “to turn”] by-road, digression, deviation; to turn away, go in different directions).

domo-, dom-, domato-, domat- (Greek > Latin: house, home [“master, lord” of the house]).

dorm-, dormi- (Latin: sleep, sleeping).

doul-, dulo-, dul- (Greek: slave, servile, slavish; servitude; serving).

dox-, dog-, dogma-, dogmato- (Greek: believe, belief; that which is thought to be true; opinion, doctrine, decree; praise; confidence).

drama- (Greek > Late Latin: to do, to accomplish).

dryo-, dry- (Greek: oak tree; by extension, “tree”).

dys- (Greek: bad, harsh, wrong; ill; hard to, difficult at; slow of; disordered; primarily used as a prefix).

ebulli- (Latin: to bubble, to bubble up; to boil).

eco-, oeco-, oec-, oiko-, oik- (Greek: house, household affairs [environment, habitat], home, dwelling; used in one extensive sense as, “environment”).

eido-, eid-; ido-, id- (Greek: image, figure, form, shape; literally, “that which is seen”).

epano-, epan- (Greek: again; occurring in some rhetorical terms).

eremo-, erem-, eremi- (Greek: lonely, solitary; hermit; desert).

eremo-, erem-, eremi- (Greek: lonely, solitary; hermit; desert).

eroto-, erot-, ero-, eros (Greek: love [more of a sexual love]; sexual passion or desire).

eschato-, eschat- (Greek: last, furthest, remotest, outermost).

-esis (Latin: process of action).

esth-, aesth-, esthe-, aesthe-, esthesio-, aesthesio-, esthesia-, -aesthesia, -esthetic, -aesthetic, -esthetical, -aesthetical, -esthetically, -aesthetically (Greek: feeling, sensation, perception).

estiv-, aestiv- (Latin: pertaining to summer; heat).

eunuch (Greek > Latin: literally, guardian of the bed).

eureka! (Greek: “I have found!”).

exa- [EKS uh] (Greek: from hexa-, “six”; a decimal prefix used in the international metric system for measurements).

eureka! (Greek: “I have found!”).

fa-, fam-, fan-, fat-, -fess (Latin: talk, speak, say, spoken about).

fascinat-, fascina- (Latin: to enchant, bewitch, charm).

fat-, fatal- (Latin: oracle, destiny; literally, that which is spoken; to speak; to foretell).

faun-, fauni-, fauna-, -fauna (Latin: animal; a collective name for the animals of a certain region or time).

fecund- (Latin: fruitful, fertile).

feli-, felin-, felino- (Latin: cat).

fid-, fidel- (Latin: believe, belief, trust, faith).

flocc-, floccu- (Latin: tuft or cluster, as of wool).

fluvio-, fluvi- (Latin: river, stream).

frater-, frat- (Latin: brother [family member]).

frica-, frict-, -frice (Latin: a rubbing, rub).

frigo-, frig- (Latin: cold, frost).

fumi-, fum- (Latin: smoke, vapor).

funct-, fungi- (Latin: to perform, execute, discharge; performance, service, execution).

funi-, fun- (Latin: rope, cord).

furcat-, furca- (Latin: fork).