Word Roots: Polis

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General Information

Source:
NBC News
Creator:
N/A
Event Date:
08/04/2008
Air/Publish Date:
08/04/2008
Resource Type:
Video iCue Mini-Documentary [Explainer]
Copyright:
NBCUniversal Media, LLC.
Copyright Date:
2008
Clip Length:
00:01:11

Description

8 words, from "police to "politician" -- derived from the Greek root "polis," meaning "city" or "state" -- are shown in this NBC animation.

Citation

MLA

"Word Roots: Polis." NBC News. NBCUniversal Media. 4 Aug. 2008. NBC Learn. Web. 5 September 2012.

APA

(2008, August 4). Word Roots: Polis. [Television series episode]. NBC News. Retrieved from https://archives.nbclearn.com/portal/site/k-12/browse/?cuecard=35253

CHICAGO MANUAL OF STYLE

"Word Roots: Polis" NBC News, New York, NY: NBC Universal, 08/04/2008. Accessed Wed Sep 5 2012 from NBC Learn: https://archives.nbclearn.com/portal/site/k-12/browse/?cuecard=35253

Transcript

Greek:

polis

– city, state

Polic

Police

Policy

Polites

Polit

Politics

Politician

Polis

Metropolis

Metropolitan

Megalopolis

Acropolis