Entries by S. R. Kaura MD

Learning Root Words — Key to Enhancing Your Kids’ Vocabulary

‘Dictionary’, ‘tractor ‘and ‘captain’ — can you trace the origin of these three words? To your surprise, all these three words have come from the Latin language. While Latin root ‘DICT’ and its variant ‘DIC’, which means ‘say’ or ‘declare’ makes the word ‘DICtionary’, root word ‘CAP’ meaning take and receive forms the word ‘CAPtain’. […]