Word and Phrase Origins
What is the origin language on words?
What is the origin of in twenty-five words or less?
Are the words saga and cipher and decipher Arabic language words?
Asked in Word and Phrase Origins
What is the language of origin for the word bubbe?
Asked in Roman Empire
What is the influence of Rome's language on our language?
Many Latin words or words of Latin origin have entered English via two routes. One was that Latin was the language of the church in the Middle Ages. The other was the Norman conquest of England. French became the court language and many French words entered into the English language. These words are usually of Latin origin. Many international words in medicine, law and theology are Latin. Many words in medicine, law and theology are Latin. Western European languages have adopted and adapted the Latin alphabet. The only letters in the English language which do not come from the Latin alphabet are J, U and W.
Asked in English to Spanish, Spanish to English
Origin of buen provecho?
Asked in Roman Numerals, Roman Empire
What roman words do you still use today?
The Romans spoke Latin There are so many word in English which originate from Latin that the list would be pages and pages long. Latin words entered the English language in two ways: When Latin was the language the church and a language spoken by the educated elites many Latin words became part of English. With the Normans, who invaded England from France, French became the language of the court and many french words, which have a Latin origin, entered the English language. If you consult a dictionary you will find the origin of words, including the ones from Latin and the ones from French which have a Latin origin. Many technical words in medicine, science, law and theology are Latin.