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What are roots and affixes, and how do they differ from etymology?

Roots and affixes are types of morphemes. Words can be divided into morphemes, and each morpheme has some meaning. Some morphemes indicate grammatical content, but English is not a heavily inflected ...
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What numbers do macro- and oligo- correspond to?

You can find here the complete list of SI prefixes. Macro- is not a prefix, nor is oligo-. Macro- is a general English prefix meaning "large scale" but it is not associated with a specific ...
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