This ROOT-WORD is MIGRA which comes from the Latin migrare & meaning TO LEAVE ONE PLACE AND WANDER TO ANOTHER. There is a spelling problem attached to this Root, as you will see if you compare No. 9 and No. 16. Why has No. 9 only one m while No. 16 has two m’s? The answer lies in the ROOTS. E (ex) meaning OUT has no m so we only need the m from MIGRA. The key IM meaning into has an m of its own which, added to MIGRA, makes two m’s.
1. Migrant : MIGRA nt (mie’ grant) n.
One who wanders, traveling from place to place
2. Immigratory : in MIGRA tory (im’ i gra to ri) adj.
Of or relating to immigration
3. Migrate : MIGRA te (mie’ grate) v.
To wander; to move about from place to place
4. Migration : MIGRA tion (mie gray’ shun)
A large scale wandering of people or animals
5. Migratory : MIGRA tory (mie’ gra tiv) adj.
6. Migrative : MIGRA tive (mie’ gra tiv) adj.
7. Migratorial : MIGRA torial (mie gra toe’ ri al) adj.
Relating to roving about
8. Migrator : MIGRA tor (mie’ grate or) n.
One who roves; a nomad
9. Emigrate : e MIGRA te (em’ i grate) v.
To leave a land; to go out of a country
10. Emigrant : e MIGRA nt (em’ i grant) n.
One who leaves a country
11. Emigration : e MIGRA tion (em i gray’ shun) n.
The act of leaving one’s country
12. Emigrative : e MIGRA tive (em’ i gray tiv) adj.
Inclined to emigrate
13. Emigrational : e MIGRA tional (em i gray’ shun al) adj.
Relating to emigrations; as, emigrational difficulties
14. Émigré : e MIGR e (em i gray’) n.
A fugitive from a country
15. Emigree : e MIGR ee (em i gray’) n.
One forced to emigrate
16. Immigrate : im MIGRA te (im’ i grate) v.
To come into the land to settle
17. Immigrant : im MIGRA nt (im i grant) n.
A settler in a new land
18. Immigration : im MIGRA tion (im i gray’ shun) n.
The act of coming into a land to settle
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