-or, -er words

-or, -er words are in the family of easily confused endings and are often pretty annoying to spell and remember. "-ible and -able" words are like its slightly more evil cousins. However, there is a pattern to their spelling. However, as it is a pattern there may be some exceptions, but I haven't seen any… Continue reading -or, -er words


Root#5 chrys-

"Chrys-" means gold, golden or yellow. The root comes from the Greek word chrysos which means gold. The root is in 201 entries. There are many words related to flowers and valuable items. chryselephantine-¬†Chryselephantine means made of cold and ivory. You can see the word "elephant" in chryselephantine with signifies ivory. chrysanthemum- A chrysanthemum is… Continue reading Root#5 chrys-


Root #1- Omphal/o-

The root "omphal/o-" comes from the Greek word omphalos meaning "navel." There are 14 entries in the dictionary containing this root. omphalitis- Inflammation of the umbilicus omphaloid- resembling an umbilicus omphalomesenteric- of or relating to the umbilicus and mesentery omphaloskepsis- meditation while staring fixedly at one's navel omphalion- the center of the umbilicus