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Roots are Fun!
Latin root, SOLA/SULA, which means, island. A peninSULA is an
area of land that projects out into the water and is thus like an
The word carries the
connotation of separation, as seen in this
other word with the
same root: inSULAtion, which surrounds electrical wires, thus keeping
them separated from human or animal contact.
Another common word with
the same root is, iSOLAtion, which clearly demonstrates the idea of
The Latin root is seen in
the Spanish word for alone: sola, as well as in the French word
meaning the same thing: seule.
is only with the heart that we can see clearly. For what is essential,
is hidden from the eyes. ~The Little Prince
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