Did you know that the word root ‘un’ or ‘uni’ comes from the Latin words unus or unius which mean ‘one’? Some examples of English words that use this root include unit, which means one part of a larger group. To be united means to be joined or combined into one group with similar ideas or goals. To be unanimous means to agree on one opinion or idea. A unicorn is a mythical creature that looks like a horse with one long horn growing from its forehead. Can you think of any other ‘un/uni’ words?
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Unanimous has two familiar roots, ‘un’ and ‘animus’. ‘Un’ means one and ‘animus’ means mind. Or to be of one mind.
Uniform also has two familiar roots, ‘un’ and ‘form’. ‘Un’ means one and ‘form’ having a single form or appearance. As a noun, a uniform is something that people wear that gives them all the same look or appearance. As an adjective, uniform means something that appears or is identical, something that does not have variation.