men root word

men root word, Language Skills Abroad
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The Latin root word man means “hand.” This “handy” word root will let you manhandle English words with man in them!

men root word, Language Skills Abroad
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In these regions, men are now doing between 30 and 45 percent of the care work.

men root word, Language Skills Abroad
Female has its origin in Latin and comes from the Latin word “femella”, or “femina”, which of course means “woman”. Male, on the other hand, come from Old French “masle”, or as we know it in modern French “mâle”, that itself comes from the Latin word “masculus”, both of which mean “male human”. Over time “masle” became Male and, around 14th century, after a long use side by side with Male, “femella” morphed into Female, bringing both words in line with the modern usage. There is no prefix Fe in the word Female, Female stands on its own, and only after centuries of misspelling did the words Female and Male acquire their similarities.
Female, Male, Woman, Man are words that we use everyday, and for a very long time I thought that they derive from each other. Fe-male derives from Male, Wo-man derives from Man. I was quite surprised to find out that it is not so. Well, at least it is not so simple. Female got nothing to do with Male, and Woman and Man got a very interesting history and their relation is more complicated than a simple prefix Wo. Let’s take a closer look at them.

men root word, Language Skills Abroad
1. Androgynous (adj): Having both male and female characteristics.
2. Android: Resembling a human/ human-like robot.
3. Misandry: Hatred towards men.
4. Andragogy: The methods or techniques used to teach adults.
5. Polyandry: The practice of having more than 1 husband at the same time.
6. Androcracy: The political rule by men or males.
7. Androcentric: Centred or focused on men.
8. Androphobia: abnormal fear or dislike for men.
9. Andranatomy: The physical structure of the male body.
10. Androcyte: Male sex cell, especially of an immature stage.
11. Androecium: Stamen/ a name given to the whole of the male organs of a flower.
12. Psychandric: A reference to the mind of a man or men.
13. Androsome: A male-limited chromosome; literally, a male body.
14. Somandric: Relating to the body of a man.
Andro/andr : man/male.
Gen: birth, origin or race.
Andro + Gen= Birth giving hormone in males/male sex hormone.

men root word, Language Skills Abroad
Over the course of six centuries, it has referred to men, women, dogs, and light fixtures. It has meant messy, amoral, and, in one instance at least, cute. It has been a noun, a verb, and an adjective.
The earliest reference the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) supplies for slut is as an adjective in Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, in the Prologue to the “Canon’s Yeoman’s Tale”: “Why is thy lord so sluttish …” In other words, in the 14 th century, at least one author was using slut to refer to a man, and if you read the context of that quote, it’s clear that Chaucer, for once, didn’t have sex on his mind. He’s talking about the man’s disreputable appearance, which is at odds with his rank.

Resources:

http://www.dictionary.com/browse/men
http://medium.com/interesting-histories/interesting-histories-female-male-woman-man-fd8f436a554c
http://wordpandit.com/andr-root-word/
http://www.thedailybeast.com/the-surprising-roots-of-the-word-slut
http://membean.com/wrotds/voc-call