Greek and Latin Roots: “E” Base Words

We’re chugging right along in our classical tour of English vocabulary. If you’d like to review, or if you’ve just joined us, here are earlier posts:

Today’s list is pretty short. It has just four items.

Base Meaning Example
ec(o) environment, home ecology
elephan elephant elephantine
enni, annu year perennial
erg work ergonomic

Friendly reminder: these are base words, rather than affixes; these are the foundations onto which affixes are attached.

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