Did you know that the word roots ‘tang’, ‘tact’, and ‘tag’, com from the Latin words ‘tango’, ‘tangere’, and ‘tactum’ which mean to grasp or touch? A few example of English words using these roots include tactile, which describes something related to the sense of touch. Tangible describes something that can be touched or felt. Contact describes when two things or people meet or touch. Something that is contagious is transferred after people come in contact with someone who is already infected. Can you think of any other tang/tact/ or tag words?
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The different forms of the word roots may come from the other forms of the word ‘tango’. They include ‘tangere’ and ‘tactum’.
A mathematical tangent is the point when a line touches a curve or a plane touches the surface of a 3D object like a sphere.