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dary; term, conterminous, de- -angle, -dent, -ennial,

-form, termined, exterminate, terminal. -lateral, -llion, -lobate, -nal, -nity, TERRA, (Gr. xeros, dry,) the earth, -pedal, -reme, (a Roman mer

the land ; tellus, the globe as a chant ship,) -sect, -umvir, - virate, whole ; terrace, -rene, -restrial, -une; trifle, trivial, see Via ; -rier, -ritory, -raqueous ; inter-, trine, triple, triplicity, (“ trine medi-, subterranean ; telluric, triplicities,” of the angels, tellurian, an astronomical instru- Spenser ;) ternary ; tertiary ment.

tribe, -une, -unal, -unitian ; tri. TESTIS, a witness ; test, -tator, -ta- bute, -tary; at-, con-, dis,- retri..

ment; intestate ; ab-, de-, con-, bute, -tion, -tive, -tary.
ob-, protest; protestant, testi- TRIUMPHUS, (Gr. thriambos,
mony.

Bacchic hymn,)triumph, -al, ant. TEXERE, to weave; textus, woven ; TRUDĚRE, to thrust; de-, ex-, in-,

Fr. tisser, part. tissu ; text, ob-, protrude; trusion, trusive ; -ture, -tile, con-, pretext, inter- abstruse. texture; tissue, (poet. intertis. TUĒRI, to see, to watch; tutus, sued ;) “toga praetexta,” the safe; tutor, tuition, tutelage, turobe of the Roman youth.

telar or -ary, intuitive, -tion. TINGERE, (Gr. tengein,) to dip; TURBĀRE, (Gr. thorubos, a confu

tint ; tinct, tincture, in heraldry, sion) to disturb; turbid, -bulent, tinge, taint, mezzotinto, attaint, perturb, -ation, -imperturbable, attainder; dye; tingere is evi- turmoil, trouble. dently associated with tangere, to touch.

Ultimus, from ultra, beyond ; ultiTONĀRE, (Gr. tonos, a sound), to mate, ultimatum, a final propo

sound, thunder; part. tonitus; sal, ulterior, penult, antipenultitone, tune, stun, astonish, (obs. -mate; through Fr. out, outre, astonie,) detonate ; through Gr. outrance, (utterance, Shaksp.) monotony, barytone.

utter. TORQUERE, to turn, twist ; tortus, UMBRA, a shade; umbrageous, um

twisted ; torsion, torment, tor- brella, umbel (of a flower), umture, tortuous; con-, dis-, ex-, re- belliferous ; sombre ;, umber, a tort, -tion ; turn; through Fr. dark colour ; poet. umbered, tour, contour, detour.

Scott. TORRĒRE, to parch; tostus, parch- UNDA, a wave ; undulate, -atory, ed; torrid, torrent, toast.

abound, abundance, redound, Totus, whole ; total, factotum ; redundance; inundate. through Fr. surtout.

Unus, (Gr. (h)en,) one ; unit, unite, TRAHÈRE, to draw; tractus, drawn; unity, unison, unanimous, uniVACĀRE, to be empty; vacant, vectus, carried ; weigh, vehicle,

Fr. traire ; trait; drag, -gle; form, union, unique, unicorn, trace, track, tract, -able, -tion, universe, reunite, triune; inch, -tile ; trail, train, trait, portrait, the unit of measure; ounce, the portray; treason, traitor, betray; unit of weight. treat, -ise ; en-, mal-, retreat ; URĚRE, to burn; ustus, burnt ; abs-, at-, con-, de-, dis-, ex-, pro-, urna, a vessel for holding the re-, subtract, -tion, -tive, -tible ; ashes of the dead ; adust, com

subtrahend; drain; retrieve. bustion, -tible; urn; inurn, TREMERE, to shake ; tremble, tre- Shaksp.

mor, tremulous, tremendous. URGĒRE, to press; urge, urgent. TREs, (Gr. treis,) three ; tribus, a Uri, to use ; usus, used ; useful,

division of three, a tribe; tribuo, usual ; usury; usance, Shaksp.; to give among a tribe; treble, usage, usufruct, usurp, ab-, dis-, trefoil ; trevet, triad ; triandria, mis-, peruse, utility, utensil.

-ncy; vacate, -tion ; vacuum ; -hement, inveigh, invective; ra

evacuate; through Fr. avoid. dius-vector, in conic sections ; VADĚRE, (Gr. baein,) to go; vasum, conveyance; convex; vex, -ation ;

to go; e-, in-, pervade, -sion, veterinary, lit. pertaining to -sive; wade, waddle.

beasts of carriage or burden. Vagus, wandering; vague; vagary; VELLE, to wish ; volo, I wish ;

vagrant; extravagant; vagabond, voluptas, pleasure ; will, would; vogue, (but some derive this last

bene-, malevolent; volunteer, from vulgus, the common peo- -tary ; volition; (adopted Latin ple.)

phrase,volens nolens, willy nilly;) VALĒRE, to be strong, to be worth ; voluptuous.

value, valour, -lorous, -liant ; VELLÉRE, (Gr. tillein,) to pull ; “ your valiance,” the epithet of a vulsus, pulled ; vellus, a fleece, knight; vails, wages; valid, in- a skin ; convulse, -sion ; revulvalid ; valediction ; avail, coun- sion, -sive; vellum, (parchment.) tervail, prevail; convalescent; VELUM, a covering ; reveal, -velaequivalent; valetudinary; well, tion; de-, envelope ; veil or vain. weal, commonwealth; wealsman, VENA, a vein ; venous, intervein,

i.e., citizen, Shaksp., Coriolanus. venesection. Vallum, a stake, a post; hence a VENIRE, to come; ventum, to come,

rampart; wall; circum-, con- (Fr. venir, part. venu;) advent, travallation ; palisade ; pale, an -ture, (aventure, Chaucer ;) aveinclosure, applied in Irish his- nue; circum-, in-, prevent, -tion, tory to the district chiefly settled -tive; contra-, con-, inter-, superby the English ; Fr. faubourg ; vene; adventitious; convenience; Ger. pfalburg, i.e. paleburg, the convent; conventicle, (in Scottish part of a town beyond the pali- history a covenanting assembly sades, Hallam's Middle Ages ; for worship ;) covenant; evenbulwark, in Fr. boulevard, may tuate ; inventory, (a list of things possibly have the same origin ; found ;) peradventure ; revenue; interval, properly the space be- venture, (a mercantile speculatween the rampart of a Roman tion.)

camp and the line of tents. VERĒRI, to fear; revere, -rence, VANUs, empty; vain, vanish, eva- rend. nish ; evanescent.

VERGÈRE, to lie towards ; verge, VAPOR, steam ; vaporize, evapo- converge, -gence, diverge.

rate, vapid; to vapour, to boast. VERTĚRE, to turn; versus, turned ; VaRius, manifold, changing ; vary, verse, -sicle, -sion; vertex, -tigo ;

-rious, -riance, -riable; varie- vortex, a whirlpool ; veer ; ad-,

gate ; variorum ; prevaricate. animad-, a-, con-, contra-, di-, e-, VAS, a vessel ; vase; vascular ; intro-, per-, retro-, re-, subvert; extravasate.

nouns in -sion ; adj. -sive, -sible, Vastus, desolate, huge, wide ; vast, and -tible ; adverse, -sary, adverwaste, devastate.

tise, anniversary, converse, -sant, VEGĒRE, to grow ; vigēre, to be divers, diverse, -sity, divorce,

strong; vis, strength, (Gr. bia.) inverse, malversation, perverse, (All these words seem cognate reverse, -sal, traverse, universe, with Lat. vivěre, to live, and Gr. tergiversation, versatile ; bios, life.) See Vir. Vegetate ; tebra. vigour, invigorate; violent; virus, VERUS, true ; very, verify, -ritable; poison as that of the small-pox; verisimilar, -risimilitude; veravirulent.

cious, -racity ; verdict; aver. VEHÉRE, (Gr. ochein,) to carry; Vesica, a bladder; vesicle, -sicular.

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VESTIGIUM, a step ; vestige, inves- VINCERE, to conquer, victus, contigate. (See Stinguěre.)

quered; (Fr. vaincre; vaincu,) VESTIS, a garment ; vest, -ture; con-, evince, -viction ; -vincible;

divest ; investiture; vestry, ves- con-, evict; province, (lit. a contibule, robing places.

quered territory ;) victor; VicVia, (possibly from ire, to go,) a toria, (a female name.)

way; dubius, (lit. two-wayeit,) VINCĪRE, to bind, allied to vincěre; doubtful; viaduct; viaticum, (the vimen, a twig, a with ; victim, a Roman Catholic death sacra- bound sacrifice; Viminal, (the ment; lit. provision for a jour- twig hill of Rome.) ney, derived from the custom of VINDEX, (vis-dicāre,) a maintainer, Pagan nations providing the a punisher; vindicate, -tor, dead with what they conceived -tion ; vindictive ; through Fr. necessaries for their passage to vengeful, vengeance ; avenge, rethe next world ;) deviate ; per- venge. vious; previous ; obvious, ob- VINUN, (Gr. oinos,) wine, vine; viate, (to set a clear way before ;) vineyard, vinous, vinegar; vintrivial, trifle, (said to be derived tage, vintner, vindemial ; forms from the insignificance of objects of this word are found in all the met where three roads unite ;) Indo-European tongues. invoice, (a bill of goods de- Vir, (connected with vis, strength,) spatched ;) envoy, convoy, voy- a man; virtus, strength, chiefly age; dubious, dubiety.

moral vigour; virile, virago; Vicis, (genitive case) of change, duum-, trium-, quinque-, decem-,

alternation ; vicegerent; vice- quindccemviri, (in Roman hispresident; vicissitude.

tory, colleges of commissioners Vicus, (Gr. oikos, a house,) a for various political or religious

village ; dim. villa, a country- purposes ;) virtue, -ual, uous; house ; vicinus, near; vicinity, through It. and Fr. vertu-, oso. vicinage, villain, i.e., villanus, a VIRTRE, to be green; ver, spring, feudal agricultural serf; it de- connected apparently with verives its bad sense from the same gēre, and vis, strength; verdure, principle as churl, boor, ragabond, vernal, -nant, verdurous, Milton; wretch; villainage; bailif may pos- verdurer, a feudal forest officer ; sibly be connected with rillicus, a verdigris; verditer, a colour ; farm steward. Oikos gives eco- virgin ; viridity ; virginals, a nomy; diocese, parish, parochial, musical instrument; verger, vecumenical, perioci

, antoci. (through virga a green rod, & VIDERE, (Gr. eidein,) to see; visus, wand ;) an inferior church and voke, -vocation, -cative, -cable ; pillar;) volume, (termed from quivocal ; vocal, -ic; vowel ; the rolled manuscript parchvociferate.

seen; Fr. voir, to see; vû, seen; law servitor, whose symbol of visage, vizard, vis-a-vis, vision, office is a rod. -sible, -sit, -sor, -sual; vista, VITIUM, a fault ; vice; vitiate ; vidette, a reconnoitring party; vituperate. viz., i.e., videlicet, a notice of re- VITRUM, glass; vitrify; vitriol, ference; view; survey; purvey; (transparent sulphuric acid.) envy, invidious, evident, provide, VivĚRE, (Gr. bios, life,) to live ; -ence, -ent, -ential, prudent, -ence, victum, to live; vita, life; con-ential, provision, -a), revise, su- vivial ; revive; revivify; survive; pervise; devise (?) perhaps from vivacious, -city; pervicacious ; dividere ; advise, Low Lat. ad- viand; victual; vital ; vivid ; visare, thought to be the Latin- viviparous. ized form of Ger. wisen, to cor- VocĀRE, to call ; vocatus, called ; rect; cognate with Ang.-Sax. vox, the voice ; Fr. voix ; adlvowisian, to instruct.

cate, -acy; con-, in-, pro-, re-,

ments before the invention of VOLARE, to fly ; velox, swift; vola- printing; see Templum ;) vol

tile, -tilize; volant, (in heraldry;) uble; perhaps from volvere volley ; (fowl; through Ger. vo- comes raltae, turning doors ; gel :) velocity.

hence valve, bivalve, multivalve, VolvĚRE, (Gr. eilein,) to roll; volu- &c.

tus, rolled; circum-, con-, de-, e-, VOVĒRE, to vow, wish ; votus, vowinter-, in-, re-, volve, -volution, ed ; vow, avow; avouch ; vouch; convolvulus ; revolt ; volt, in devote; devout; yote; votary; fencing; demivolte, Shaksp. ; votive. vault, an arch ; to leap ; volute, Vulgus, the populace; divulge, (a spiral ornament of an Ionic promulgate, vulgar; vogue (?).

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Dēmos, the people.
Děspotēs, a master, a king.
Diploos, double.
Dromos, a course.
Drus, an oak.
Dynamis, power.
Entoma, an insect.
Ergòn, a work.
Eu, well.

Lěgo, I speak, I read : Lěctos, ga

thered.
Lithos, a stone.
Lusis (Lysis), a loosening.
Mathēma, a science, learning.
Mazās, the female breast.
Mēchanē, a machine.
Mělas, black.
Mětallón, metal.
Mētron, a measure.

Gònia, an angle.
Gonos, birth.
Gymnos, naked.

Hěpta, seven.

Micros, small.
Myrias, ten thousand.
Mythos, a fable.

Nēsõs, an island.

Odē, a song, a poem. Onoma, a name. Orama, a scene, view. Ostěón, a bone. Ostrakön, a shell.

Paiděia, instruction.
Pallas, pallados, the goddess of

Rhěo, I flow.

Sarx, Sarkos, flesh.
Schēma, a form, appearance.
Schisma, schismatos, a rent, dis-

agreement.
Schöle, leisure.
Sělēnē, the moon.
Sitos, corn.
Skēnē, a tent, a stage.
Skēptomai, I look round about.
Skia, a shadow.
Skopeo, I see.
Sophos, wise.
Stěllo, I send.
Sthěnós, strength, vigour.
Strophē, a turning.
Sylay, I pillage.

wisdom and war.
Pan, all.
Pathos, feeling.
Philos, a lover.
Phònē, sound.
Phos, photos, light.
Phrasis, speech, expression.
Phrēn, the mind.
Physis, nature.
Phyton, a plant.
Plasso, I form, I daub over.
Pněuma, air, breath, spirit.
Põičo, I make.
Pūlěõ, I sell.
Põlis, a city.
Polys, many
Pous, Põdos, a foot.
Psallo, I sing.
Psychē, the soul.
Pyr, fire.

Taphos, a tomb.
Tauto, the same.
Těchnē, art, science.
Těkton, a builder.
Tēlē, distant.
Thěa, a view, a sight.
Thēma, a thing put.
Thěrmos, hot.
Thěsis, a position.
Topos, a place.
Tragos, a goat.

Zjön, an animal.

EDINBURGI : T. CONSTABLE, PRINTER TO HER MAJESTY.

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