What Are Root Words?
These are real words by which you can make latest words with the addition of suffixes and prefixes. We also change their meaning while using root word as a basic one. For instance, if there is a word ‘Employ’, we can make a new word with this word such as employer, employee, employed, etc. Here, meanings and spellings of these new words are interlinking together. In this way, you can learn both the meaning and the spelling of a word. Also, we call the link between the root words is like a word family. Root words are like those words that need chunks of different parts for their formation in one word. We can call root words as compound words. The example of root words is; Root word - With Prefix - With a Suffix added | Lingual - bilingual | Astro - astronomy | Mature - immature - maturity | Happy - unhappy - happier, happily | Legal - illegal - legalize, legality | Normal - abnormal - normalize, normality.