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Cross-Reference Groups: ja-my

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.

kedo-, ked-, cedo-, cedno- (Greek: worry, anxiety, care, grief, trouble, to be concerned for; protector, guardian, most worthy of care).

laconi-, lacon- (Latin: concise, abrupt; literally, resembling the style of the Lacedaemonians or Spartans). no quizzes.

laparo-, lapar- (Greek: the soft part of the body between the ribs and the hip, flank, loin; denotes the flank or loins and the abdominal wall).

larcen-, latro- (Latin: theft, robbery, felony; from latrocinium, service of mercenaries; freebooting, robbery; latro, “a mercenary soldier; robber”).

lard (Greek: fat > Latin: [lardum] bacon).

lauro- (Greek: a drain, passage; sewer).

lax- (Latin: loose; slack).

leg-, lex (Latin: pertaining to the law, legal).

legi-, leg-, ligi-, lig-, lect-, lex-, -lexia, -lexis, -lexic, -lectic (Latin: read, readable [to choose words; gather, collect; to pick out, choose; to read, recite]).

lemmo-, lemm-, lemma- (Greek: sheath, husk).

lemma- [singular], lemmata- [plural] (Greek > Latin: to take [something for granted]).

lexico-, lexi-, lex-, -lexia, -lexias, -lexic, -lectic (Greek: a word; a saying, a phrase; speaking).

libr-, libel (Latin: book; originally, the “inner bark of a tree”, whence “the text written on this”, “collection of leaves for writing”, and finally “book”).

libra-, liber-, libri- (Latin: balance; to be balanced; level, make even; Roman pound). (Greek: fat, fatty).

lipo-, lip-, -lipid, -lipoid, -lipoma, -lipomatous (Greek: fat, fatty).

lisso-, liss- (Greek: smooth, polished).

livid-, liv- (Latin > French: bluish, livid; bluish color).

logo-, log-, -logia, , -logical, -logic, -logism, -logician, -logian, -logist, -logy [-ology is in a separate list] (Greek: talk, speech, speak; word).

long-, longi- (Latin: long).

loqu-, -loquence, -loquent, -loquently, -iloquent, -iloquently (Latin: talk, speak, say).

loutro-, loutr- (Greek: bath, bathing).

luco-, luc-, luci-, lux, -lucence, -lucent (Latin: light, shine).

lud-, ludi-, lus- (Latin: play, make sport of, jest; sportive; pastime).

lugubri-, lugubr- (Latin: pertaining to mourning, mournful, painful; lament, bewail).
lumen-, lumin-, lum- (Latin: light, shine; torch, lamp; heavenly body).

luna, luni-, lun-, lunu- (Latin: moon, light, shine).

lustr-, lust- (Latin: light up, shine).

lut- (Latin: mud; clay; dirt; filth; mire).

lygo-, lyg- (Greek: shadow, shadowy; shade, darkness; twilight; gloomy).

macul-, maculat- (Latin: spot, mark, stain, blot, mesh).

mal-, male-, mali- (Latin: bad, badly, harsh, wrong; ill; evil; abnormal, defective).

malaco-, malac-, malako-, -malacia (Greek: soft, softness; abnormal softening, soft-bodied).

malaxo-, malax- (Latin: to soften, softening; to mollify; a kneading movement used in massage; stroking, caressing, love play).

malleo-, malle- (Latin: hammer).

-mancy, -mancer, -mantic, -mantical (Greek: used as a suffix; divination, prophecy; to interpret signs so “practical” decisions can be made [related to -mania]).

-mania, -maniac, -maniacal, -manic, -manically, -maniacally (Greek: mental disorder).

mano-, man- (Greek: sparse, thin, rare; slack, loose; by extension, “gas, vapor”.).

marito-, marit- (Latin: pertaining to a husband or marriage; used as a prefix).

mascu-, mas- (Latin: male, manly, of or relating to men or boys; of the male sex and gender; bold, courageous).

mater-, matri-, matro- matr- (Latin: mother, mama, mom; mum (British) [family member]).

mecono-, mecon- (Greek > Latin: [mekonion > meconium] of or pertaining to the poppy, poppy, poppy-juice; opium).

mend- (Latin: defect, blemish).

meteoro-, meteor- (Greek: upraised, high up; in the air; anything raised from the ground, high, lofty; hovering in the air; hence, “heavenly body, atmospheric phenomenon”).

metro-, metr- (Greek: mother [family member]).

micto-, -mict- (Greek: mix, mixed; thrown together, blended).

miso-, mis-, -misia (Greek: hate, hater, hatred; disgust for; revulsion of).

mne-, mnem-, mnemon-, mnes-, -mnesia, -mnesiac, -mnesic, -mnestic (Greek: memory, to remember).

monstr-, monst- (Latin: an omen; a supernatural manifestation; hence, “horrific-supernatural being; supernatural manifestation”); monstrum, an evil omen, portent, monster; literally, “that which serves as a warning”, “to show, point out, indicate”.

mort-, mor-, mori- (Latin: death, dead).

multi-, mult- (Latin: many, much; used as a prefix).

muses (Greek: goddesses of fine arts; including, Calliope, Clio, Erato, Urania, Euterpe, Polyhymnia, Thalia, Melpomene, and Terpsichore).

mythico-, mytho-, myth-, -mythical, -mythical, -mythically, -mythic (Greek: talk, speech, word; story; legend).