Κυριακή, 14 Ιουνίου 2009

Etymology of anchoret

Etymology of anchoret
The word anchoret (a person who lives alone and apart from society; hermit) comes from the Latin anachoreta, which is a transliteration of the Greek anachoretis (anchoret; αναχωρητής ) from the verb anachoro (leave; ana+choro; αναχωρώ)

From the same root:
anchoress; anchorite, anachoretisism; anchorage

In modern Greek (Romeika)
a) anachoretis: anchoret, hermit (αναχωρητής)
b) anachoro: leave; depart, set out/off (αναχωρώ)
c) anachoritismos: anachoretisism (αναχωρητισμός)
d) anachorisi: departure (αναχώρηση)

Η λέξη anchoret (αναχωρητής) προέρχεται από το Λατινικό anachoreta, το οποίο αποτελεί μεταγραφή του Ελληνικού αναχωρητής

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Etymology of toll

Etymology of toll
The word toll (tax, fee) derives from the late Latin tolonium from the Latin telonium (tollhouse), which is a transliteration of the Greek telonion (tollhouse; τελωνείον), from telos (tax, fee, end, aim; τέλος).


From the same root:
tollage, toll- (-house, -booth, -gate)


In modern Greek (Romeika)
a) telos: toll (τέλος)
b) telonio: customs, custom-house (τελωνείο)
c) teloniakos: customs inspector (τελωνειακός, τελώνης)


Η λέξη toll (τέλος) προέρχεται από το Λατινικό tolonium από το το telonium (τελωνείο), το οποίο αποτελεί μεταγραφή του Ελληνικού τελωνείον από το τέλος.


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Σάββατο, 13 Ιουνίου 2009

Etymology of Peter

Etymology of Peter
The proper name Peter derives from the Greek name Petros from petra (stone, rock; πέτρα) implying the endurance and steadiness of the character (steady as a rock).


From the same root:
Other languages: It. Pietro, Sp. Pedro, Fr. Pierre etc
Surnames: Pierce, Pearson, Parkin, Perkin etc
Common words: petrify, petro-, petroleum, petrol, petrolatum, petrology.


In modern Greek (Romeika).
a) Petros: Peter (Πέτρος)
b) petra: stone, rock (πέτρα)
c) petreleo: petroleum (πετρέλαιο)
d) petrinos: stony, rocky (πέτρινος)
e)petrono:
petrify (πετρώνω)

Το όνομα Peter (Πέτρος) προέρχεται από το Ελληνικό Πέτρος.

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