|Word root/ prefix||Root Meaning||Words based on the Root|
|Non||no, not, without||
Nondescript - with no special characteristics
Nonfiction - true, real, not made-up
Nonsense - without sense.
|Phil/o||love, friend||Philanthropist - one who loves humanity
Philology - the love of words
Philosophy - the love of wisdom
Bibliophilia - loving books.
|Poli||City||Metropolis - a large city
Police - people who work for the government to maintain order in a city
Politics - actions of a government or political party.
|Poly||many, more than one||Polychrome - with many colors
Polyglot - a person fluent in many languages
Polygon - shape with 3 or more straight sides.
|Post||after, behind||Posthumous - after someone's death
Postpone - to delay something
Postscript - an addition to an already completed document.