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CHAPTER X

Unit 28

Analogical Word-Beginnings—Disjoined

     209.  Certain prefixes or letters are disjoined to express tr and a following vowel.  The prefix is placed above the line, very close to the remainder of the word.

Word-beginnings

210.  Key to Analogical Word-Beginnings

     1.  central, center, centralize, centralization, centrifugal.
     2.  contract, contrary, control, contribute, contrast, counterpart, countersign.
     3.  construct, construction, constrain, constraint, construe, construed.
     4.  detriment, detrimental, deteriorate, detract, detraction.
     5.  destroy, distribute, distribution, distract, distraction.
     6.  electric, electrical, electrolysis, electric light.
     7.  extra, extreme, extraordinary, exterior, extricate, exclusive, exclamation.
     8.  interest, interesting, enter, entered, entertain, interfere, introduce, intelligence.
     9.  instruct, instruction, instrument, instruments, instrumental.
     10. retreat, retract, retraction, retribution, retrieve, retrogression.
     11. restrain, restraint, restrict, restriction.

     211.  In forming the derivatives of words ending in ct, as in contract, it is not necessary to disjoin to express ed, or, er, or ive.  The t is omitted in the primitive form (under the rules given in Chapter VIII), and also in its derivatives:

derivatives of the above words

Analogical Word-Beginnings—Compounds

     212.  Some very useful forms are obtained by joining simple syllable characters, such as in, un, dis, re, and non, to the signs for disjoined word-beginnings:

uncontrolled, redistribute, etc.

213.  Reading and Dictation Practice

Reading and Dictation Practice

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Preface
About Gregg Shorthand
Editor's Note
A Talk with the Beginner
The Alphabet
Chapter I
   Unit 1
   Unit 2
   Unit 3
Chapter II
   Unit 4
   Unit 5
   Unit 6
Chapter III
   Unit 7
   Unit 8
   Unit 9
Chapter IV
   Unit 10
   Unit 11
   Unit 12
Chapter V
   Unit 13
   Unit 14
   Unit 15
Chapter VI
   Unit 16
   Unit 17
   Unit 18
Chapter VII
   Unit 19
   Unit 20
   Unit 21
Chapter VIII
   Unit 22
   Unit 23
   Unit 24
Chapter IX
   Unit 25
   Unit 26
   Unit 27
Chapter X
   Unit 28
   Unit 29
   Unit 30
Chapter XI
   Unit 31
   Unit 32
   Unit 33
Chapter XII
   Unit 34
   Unit 35
   Unit 36

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