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What does the latin root acu mean?


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2014-09-18 20:53:42
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The Latin root "acu" infers sharpness. It is derived from the latin word "acuare," which means "the sharpen." English words with this Latin root include acute and accurate.


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The Latin root "acu-" indicates sharpness, from the verb acuare "to sharpen" and the noun acus "needle".

The root for the word acute would be 'acu-.' This root is Latin, and it means, 'keen, unpleasantly bitter, or sharp.'

The Latin root ac- means 'sharp'. A Latin derivative is the infinitive 'acuere', which means 'to sharpen'. Its past participle is 'acutus', which means 'sharp'. An English derivative is adjective is 'acute'.The root 'acu-'.

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