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English view for etymological analyze (C)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 24/09/18) Arena: Blood, Sweat, and Cheers The Arena, More than a Place The ancient Romans went to the amphitheaters for their “entertainment” where they could see the gladiators fighting to their deaths with swords and other weapons, … Continue reading

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ENGLISH WORDS OF NO APPARENT GREEK ORIGIN (MEROS K)

(CONTINUED FROM  13/09/18) Α)Ι ΝΟΣΤΡΙ ΔΙΑΛΕΤΤΙ ΣΟΝΟ ΙΝ ΣΚΡΙΤΤΙ ΚΙ ΟΥΖΑΝΟ ΛΕΤΤΕΡΙ ΔΙ ΑΛΦΑΒΕΤΙ  ΧΑΛΚΙΔΙΤΣΙ,   ΙΟΝΙΤΣΙ Ε ΚΙΡΙΛΙΤΣΙ Β)DEN  PROSPATHOUME NA  APODEIKSOUME OTI TA PANTA PROERCHONTAI APO TOYS HELLEENAS ALLA NA TONISOUME,OTI SCHEDON OLA TA LEKSIKA STAMATOUN STEEN GALLIKEEN EE … Continue reading

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English view for etymological analyze (B)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 28/07/17) Anesthesia/Anaesthesia Word History The Mandragora Plant—Myths and other Information Conquering Pain with Anesthetics/Anaesthetics Anesthesia comes to us from Greek meaning a “lack of sensation” or “to be without a sensation or feeling”. The original Greek is “anaisthesia,” … Continue reading

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ENGLISH WORDS OF NO APPARENT GREEK ORIGIN (MEROS ITH)

(CONTINUED FROM  15/07/17) Α)Ι ΝΟΣΤΡΙ ΔΙΑΛΕΤΤΙ ΣΟΝΟ ΙΝ ΣΚΡΙΤΤΙ ΚΙ ΟΥΖΑΝΟ ΛΕΤΤΕΡΙ ΔΙ ΑΛΦΑΒΕΤΙ  ΧΑΛΚΙΔΙΤΣΙ,   ΙΟΝΙΤΣΙ Ε ΚΙΡΙΛΙΤΣΙ Β)DEN  PROSPATHOUME NA  APODEIKSOUME OTI TA PANTA PROERCHONTAI APO TOYS HELLEENAS ALLA NA TONISOUME,OTI SCHEDON OLA TA LEKSIKA STAMATOUN STEEN GALLIKEEN EE … Continue reading

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REX/res COMES FROM LINEAR B FORM RA-WA-KE-TA or QA-SI-RE-U

I am reaching out to some true philologists/etymologists out there. I have a theory based on some research and what seems to be common sense, that the old latin word res has a forerunner rex. In other words, the word … Continue reading

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English view for etymological analyze (A)

Etymology Most vocabulary words are derived from Latin or Greek etymologies. Here you will find access to phobias (fears, terrors, dreads), manias, and many other words listed in thematic units of English vocabulary words. Why learn about word origins or … Continue reading

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ENGLISH WORDS OF NO APPARENT GREEK ORIGIN (MEROS IH)

(CONTINUED FROM  1/08/16) Α)Ι ΝΟΣΤΡΙ ΔΙΑΛΕΤΤΙ ΣΟΝΟ ΙΝ ΣΚΡΙΤΤΙ ΚΙ ΟΥΖΑΝΟ ΛΕΤΤΕΡΙ ΔΙ ΑΛΦΑΒΕΤΙ  ΧΑΛΚΙΔΙΤΣΙ,   ΙΟΝΙΤΣΙ Ε ΚΙΡΙΛΙΤΣΙ Β)DEN  PROSPATHOUME NA  APODEIKSOUME OTI TA PANTA PROERCHONTAI APO TOYS HELLEENAS ALLA NA TONISOUME,OTI SCHEDON OLA TA LEKSIKA STAMATOUN STEEN GALLIKEEN EE … Continue reading

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