sali-, salt-, -sili-, sult-, -salta-
(Latin: to leap, leaping; to jump, jumping; to hop, hopping; to spring forward, springing forward)
Don't confuse this sali-, salt-; "jump" unit with another sal-, sali- unit which refers to "salt".
While riding his bicycle, Jerome swerved and accidentally somersaulted over into the bushes by the side of the road.
2. Etymology: from Latin transiliens, the past participle transilire, "to leap across" or "to jump over"; from trans-, "across, over" + salire "to leap".
The faculty sponsor of the school's debate team, Mr. Johnson, said they had won the contest on the strength of their unassailable reasoning and responses.
2. Unable to move forward by vaulting or hopping: Many insects are more unsaltatory than others and so they move around by flying or crawling.