Includes questions related to the origins and etymology of English words and phrases.
Includes questions related to the origins and etymology of English words and phrases.
Syria but what's silly is the people in 1920 though that the Syrian hamster gone extinct but in 1930 a man named Aaron Abrahams happened upon a litter of 12 babies and Aaron brought them to the lab and ever since the golden hamster population went up
The root word for author is the Latin word auctor. The word is derived from the verb augere, "to increase; to grow; to nourish", and refers in Latin to anyone who creates something and/or causes it to grow. (The American patriotic song "My Country, 'tis of Thee" still refers to God as "Author of liberty" in this sense.)
The National Socialist German Workers' Party was the German political party led by Adolf Hitler from 1920 on. This is the English translation of the German Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei. Nazi is an abbreviation of Nationalsozialist.
It originates from a Greek story, about a boy who was too prideful and selfish, and was later cursed because of this. Narcissus was celebrated by the Greeks as a young man who caught his own reflection in a pool and fell in love with himself. a narcissist is personwho is overly self-involved, and often vain and selfish.
Assuming you mean ABS light, the ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) light is on because the ABS module detects a problem with the ABS system. The light will remain on until the problem is fixed. As long as the ABS light is illuminated the ABS system will not function.
This is difficult, if not impossible to answer. It started out as a diversion of the Anglo-Frisian people who settled in Britain. Mostly of Germanic, Scandinavian, and Norman French origin with a heavy sprinkling of words from Greek and Latin, it is now spoken worldwide as the first language of over 300 million people. The original date for it is however, impossible to say. Answer You would also need to ask the question, "which English"…
The word 'wind' has been part of the English language since Old English, before the Norman Conquest. The words for 'wind' in many Indo-European languages, including Latin 'ventus', come from the same Indo-European root.
Latin was one of several languages spoken in the Italian peninsula when Rome was on its way to being a world power. It's part of the great Indo-European family of languages which included German and all the Germanic languages (including English), Russian and the other Slavic tongues, Celtic languages and the Aryan languages of India, such as Sanskrit.
The term reconstruction describes the rebuilding of something that has been ripped asunder. It usually describes the period following the American Civil War, when the task of restoring the war ravaged south both physically and morally were at hand.
A basic tune-up would involve replacing the spark plugs and possibly the plug wires. The fuel filter may be replaced and all fluid levels checked. Before electronic ignition systems it also meant to replace the points, rotor, condenser, and inspecting the distributor cap. A basic tune-up would involve replacing the spark plugs and possibly the plug wires. The fuel filter may be replaced and all fluid levels checked. Before electronic ignition systems it also meant…
It is generally thought that "dollar" comes from the Low German "daler" which in turn comes from "taler" (or thaler). This in turn originated as "Joachimstaler" a large silver coin of varying value in the Germany.. American's used the word dollar for Spanish pieces of eight. On July 6, 1785, they officially adopted dollar when they set up U.S. currency.
You will need to first find out if you can afford to buy a home. Contact a lender or mortgage broker to get pre-qualified and to find out about first time buyer programs. Getting pre-qualified will let you know: 1. What payments you can afford. 2. How much down payment you will need. 3. What price range home to search for. After speaking with a lender hire a real estate agent to help guide you…
It depends on many factors; size of the unit, area, outdoor, climate control. Here are the average prices: A 5x5 foot storage unit usually runs about $40 -$75 per month. 10x15 $75 -$140 per month or $115 -$150 for a climate controlled space. 10x20 unit ranges from $95 -$155 per month or $170 -$180 for climate controlled. Prices are higher in dense urban areas than in rural areas.
The earliest forms of writing can be traced as far back as the 6th millennium BC. The people from the early civilizations used to write on stone tablets. The Greeks and Romanians have the earliest records of written material.
Family of origin is the place were we learn to be who we are. Basically it is the family we lived with as a child. This includes but not limited to parents, siblings, grandparents and step-parents. It is anyone who you lived and grew up at any time and point in your childhood.
The a means not and the tom means to cut. EN The word "atom" comes from the two Greek affixes, a-tom; "a" is the privative affix meaning deprivation; "tom" comes from the Greek "temno" (τέμνω) meaning "slit", "slash", "cut". Therefore, atom means the "non-slit" (further). Another example for the affix "tom" is the Greek word "tomos" (τόμος) which also comes from the aforementioned affix "tom" and means "volume" (of a book) exactly because the volume…
The French present infinitive entreprendre is the origin of the English word "entrepreneur." The verb may be translated into English as "to undertake." The English loan word indeed references a business-person who manages or undertakes commercial and financial opportunities and risks.
The modern english term evil is closely related to the Old English yfel, the german Ubel, and the Dutch euvel. These words are all believed to originate from proto-germanic. All other mentions of the word evil are of German origin as well.
Well, the computer term came from "bootstrap loader" which was a very short program that could hand off to something more complex. In turn, "bootstrap loader" came from the idiom to pull oneself up by the bootstraps, meaning to get going, put in extra effort, and solve the problem yourself. More modern slang might be "get over it," "deal with it," or "suck it up." The bootstrap idiom comes from a story by Baron Munchausen…
Although, the constitution is many years old The Constitution is still the basis of government because no one has successfully rebelled against. The constitution was made So that America should have basic guide lines that all citizens had to follow. No country can be run without order. The constitution gives order and rules for the citizens and government to follow. Without the constitution there would be nothing to state how government should be chosen and…
We will find it in 'mousike', an Ancient Greek adjective related to nine female figures who according to myth each guided the efforts of painters, dancers, actors and players of instruments. These women were referred to as 'Muses'.
Threads are narrow thin lengths of twisted fibres out of which cloth can be woven, and which can be used to sew pieces of cloth together. The thread of a story is the narrative plot. The thread of a screw is the spiral ledge which goes up the shaft. The substance which spiderwebs are made from is called thread.
No, it is not a word. Either you have spelled it wrong or it is not a word. However, if it were a word (and people create new words all the time), it would probably mean "one shoe." If I were writing a story with the word, I would talk about the Monoshoe tribe deep in Greenland that travels primarily by a primitive device resembling a crude snowboard, stuffing both feet into one shoe that…
The word 'Renaissance' is Latin for 'rebirth.' It is used to describe a period of history in which Europe experienced a 'rebirth' of widespread interest in intellectual pursuits, such as science, philosophy, and history.
Corrective lenses modify the focal length of the eye to alleviate the effects of nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) or astigmatism. As people age, the eye's crystalline lens loses elasticity, resulting in presbyopia, which limits their ability to change
Nissan or Nisan is a Babylonian translation of the Hebrew calendar month "Abib", which basically means "spring" as in the season. See the bible book of Esther, chapter 3 verse 7. "Abib" was originally the seventh month of the Hebrew calendar (as recorded in the bible book of Genesis, chapter 8 verse 4). However, at the time of the Exodus from Egypt, God commanded the Israelites to make this month the first (see the bible…
Well there's tons of ways of encouraging people, but it mainly depends on the situation in which you're encouraging a person in on how I can answer that:/ sorry. But mainly just telling them to keep positive in a situation is a start for anything