Etymology Of Latin

Etymology is the scientific study of the origin of words. This etymological study improves your vocabulary. The strong vocabulary gives you • a more challenging and

Enables lookup of etymologies of more than 30,000 modern English words. Useful for determining whether a modern English word is descended from Old English.

What follows is list of some curious word origins. Some of these are English, but some are French and German words from which we get some English words.

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Enables lookup of etymologies of more than 30,000 modern English words. Useful for determining whether a modern English word is descended from Old English.

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Etymology definition, the derivation of a word. See more.

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tempt (v.) c. 1200, of the devil, flesh, etc., “draw or entice to evil or sin, lure (someone) from God’s law; be alluring or seductive,” from Old French tempter (12c

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Etymology is the scientific study of the origin of words. This etymological study improves your vocabulary. The strong vocabulary gives you • a more challenging and

et·y·mol·o·gy (ĕt′ə-mŏl′ə-jē) n. pl. et·y·mol·o·gies 1. The origin and historical development of a linguistic form as shown by determining its basic

etymology, English words from Latin MANY words in English are derived from Latin words. Sometimes the words come by way of French words which originally came from

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