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Prefixes uni / bi / tri / ...
---UNI (means one) unicycle (one wheel) uniform (one form or shape)
---BI (two) bicycle (two wheels) biennial: a biennial event happens every two years
parsley is a biennial plant,it stays alive for two years (it flowers the second year)
this biannual journal is published twice each year
---TRI (three) tricycle (three wheels) tripod (three legs)
a triceratops had three horns
---QUADR (quadra / quadri / quadru: four) QUART
these forms are quadrilaterals Oknos quartet (four musicians)
quintet (five performers) quintuple : five times bigger (the quintuple of 3 is 15)
---SEX (six) HEXA ( Greek root)
(latin soul / salsa) hexagonal tiles
septet / Winton Marsalis trumpeter, composer (jazz and classical musician)
September : the seventh month of the year in the Roman calendar which started in March.
---OCTO / OCTA (eight)
an octogonal tower (Basilica of Saint Sernin, Toulouse) / October
octave C --------> C (eight notes)
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