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September 21, 2016

English Vocabulary in 365 Days - Lesson 37

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Hello everyone, in our Lesson 36, we learnt about the prefix InterInter represent the meanings between, amongToday we shall see the prefixes intra and intro. Happy Reading :)

Day 37 : Intra, Intro

  • intra - within; inside
  • intro - to the inside; within
Let's try to understand these with some examples
  • introduce (verb) = lead into
    • intro - Prefix = to the inside
    • duce (ducere) - Root = to lead 
  • intranet (noun) = a computer network that is private to a company or university etc.
    • intra - Prefix = within
    • net - Root = network
Let's have a look at some more words with intra and intro prefixes, for better understanding.
  • intravenous = going into a vein
  • Intracollegiate    = within the college
  • Intraschool = within the school 
  • Intramundane = within a mountainous region
  • Intranational = within the nation
  • Intraoral = within the mouth
  • introvert = one who turns inward
  • Introceptive = capable of receiving into itself
  • Introgression = act of going in; entrance
  • Intromit = allow to pass in; insert
  • Introvert = one who turns inward; draws 
  • Intropression = pressure within 
  • intramuscular = happening inside a muscle
  • introspection = examine one's own thoughts or feelings
  • introduction = the action of telling someone another person's name the first time that they meet:
  • intramural = happening within or involving the members of one school, college, or university
  • intravascular = in blood vessels
  • interdepartmental = between or involving different departments of a school, university, business, etc
Home Work :

Try to guess the meanings of the following elements.
  1. -cise
  2. -dict
  3. -corpor
  4. -endo
a. body
b. to say
c. within
d. cut

Try to match the above elements with given meanings.  Solve it on your own and

That's all for today guys..... Thank you :)

You can read Old Lessons of this series from here
Shraboni Chakraborty
Asstt. Professor
English and Foreign Languages University,

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