Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

Thematic index of Proportions

anis(o)-Unequal, asymmetrical, dissimilar.
dich(o)-In two parts; paired.
diplo-Double.
-fidDivided in a specified way or into a specified number of parts.
gigant(o)-Great size or extent.
-gradeA division; a method of locomotion.
iso-Equal; isomeric.
macro-Long; large.
magn(i)-Large; great.
maxi-Very large or long.
meg(a)-Large or great; a factor of one million; a factor of 220.
meio-Less or fewer.
mero-Partly or partial.
meso-Middle; intermediate.
midi-Medium-sized; of medium length.
mini-Very small of its kind.
multi-More than one; many.
olig(o)-A small number; having few.
pluri-Several.
poly-Many, much.
semi-Half; a part.
titano-1Gigantic, huge.

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