Deciphering the meaning of words with the knowledge of roots makes learning an easy and enjoyable experience. A good knowledge of these roots helps in deriving the meanings of hundreds of words based on them thereby enhancing your English vocabulary.
Many words in the English language are ‘made’ with the help of root words ‘fac’, ‘fic’, and ‘fact’. But do you know the fun part? These root words also mean “to make” or “to do” something. The source of these roots is facere and its form factus, which fundamentally are Latin in their origin.
Let us understand how words are ‘made’ with some of the most significant roots in the English language through some examples.
A factory is a place where something is ‘made.’ Manufacture means to ‘make’ something on a large scale using machinery. Read more