Word Roots: Peto

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General Information

Source:
NBC News
Creator:
N/A
Event Date:
09/18/2008
Air/Publish Date:
09/18/2008
Resource Type:
Video iCue Mini-Documentary [Explainer]
Copyright:
NBCUniversal Media, LLC.
Copyright Date:
2008
Clip Length:
00:01:20

Description

11 words, from "petition" to "perpetual" -- derived from the Latin root "peto," meaning "to seek," "to ask," "to attack" -- are shown in this NBC animation.

Citation

MLA

"Word Roots: Peto." NBC News. NBCUniversal Media. 18 Sep. 2008. NBC Learn. Web. 5 September 2012.

APA

(2008, September 18). Word Roots: Peto. [Television series episode]. NBC News. Retrieved from https://archives.nbclearn.com/portal/site/k-12/browse/?cuecard=35467

CHICAGO MANUAL OF STYLE

"Word Roots: Peto" NBC News, New York, NY: NBC Universal, 09/18/2008. Accessed Wed Sep 5 2012 from NBC Learn: https://archives.nbclearn.com/portal/site/k-12/browse/?cuecard=35467

Transcript

Latin: PETO = to seek, to ask, to attack

Impetus

Impetuous

Petulant

Perpetual

Petition

Repetition

Repeat

Competition

Compete

Competence

Appetite