'dys' is not a root - it is a prefix. meas something wrong or it means it is pathologically transformed:
in medicine, the prefix a- means usually lack of something, as in aphasia - lack of speech - but dys- means somehting presnet but aberrant, as in dysphasia - abormal speech.
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ped has to do with a foot or feet. biped a creature with two feet pedestrian a person who walks across the street on foot peddler a person who goes door to door on foot trying to sell products pedal a lever that is moved with one's foot mort means death i am not sure about mortgage mortal means subject to death immortal exempt from death morgue a place where the bodies of dead persons are kept temporarily pending identification or release for burial or autopsy