For "parent" to be the root word of "transparent" the words would have to be related in some way. They are not. (The root word is the word the other word is based on.) Similarly, "repeat" does not mean "peat again", which it would mean if the "re-" prefix was being used in its normal way.Originally Posted by Ed Joaquin
Yes. When you look up a word's definition it will tell you (usually at the end) something about the etymology of the word. That should answer that kind of a question for you.Originally Posted by Ed Joaquin
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