Root of the Week: PHOR-

Your Roots2Words Root of the Week is PHOR-:

PHOR-, which sometimes appears as PHER-, is a word root meaning to bear, bearing, or bring.
Common PHOR- words include metaphor, pheromone, and phosphorescent.
More esoteric PHOR- words include dysphoric.

 
**WORDS TO KNOW**

dysphoria
euphoria
metaphorical
peripheral
phosphorescence
semaphore

 
**ROOT RELATIONSHIPS**

The root PHOR– is related to FER– and LAT-, which also mean to bear, carry, or bring.

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