Did you know that the word root ‘fer’ comes from the Latin word ‘fero’, which means to carry, bear or produce, endure, or support? To transfer something is to carry or move it from one place to another. An aquifer is a geologic structure that holds and stores water underground. Land that is fertile supports the growth of plants and bears or produces crops. A conifer tree produces cone-shaped ‘fruit’. Can you think of any other ‘fer’ words?
We hope that you have a good trip in the morning and afternoon as the bus ferries you between home and school! Remember to think kind thoughts, use kind words, and do kind things. We Love You.
The word circumference comes from the Latin word circumferre, which means to lead around, carry around, or take around.
Some other words that may have the word root ‘fer’ are infer, confer, and defer.