Κυριακή, 3 Απριλίου 2011

Etymology of cinema

Origin of the word cinema. .
The word cinema comes from the French cinéma, shortened from cinématographe, coined 1890s by Lumiere brothers, who invented it, from the Greek cinema (movement; better pronounced as kinima; Gr: κίνημα), from the verb cino (to move; better pronounced as kino; Gr: κινώ). See also the post entitled "Etymology of cite" here. . From the same root

English: cinematography, cinerama, cinemascope, kinetics, kinematics, kineto

French: cinema, cinematographe,

Italian: cinematografo,

Spanish: cine, cinematica,

German: Kino, Kinematograph . In modern Greek (Romeika)

a) cinema: cinema [Gr: σινεμά

b) kinima: movement [Gr: κίνημα

c) cinimatographos (better pronounced as kinimatographos): cinema [Gr: κινηματογράφος

d) kino: to move [Gr:κινώ]

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See also: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=cinema&searchmode=none

Etymology of cite

Origin of the word cite The verb cite (to summon) comes from the Latin citare, from ciere, from cieo (to move, set in motion, stir, move), which is a transliteration of the Greek verb cieo/cineo (I move, stir, rouse, summon; Gr: κιέω/κιώ/κινέω). . . . From the same root English: cinema, excite, incite, citation, recite, French: citer, citateur, inciter, Italian: citare, citatire, incitare, Spanish: citar, cita, German: zitieren, Zitat . . . . . In modern Greek (Romeika a) cino (better pronounced as kino): move [Gr: κινώ b) cinisi (better pronounced as kinisi; remember the related word kinetics): movement [Gr: κίνηση c) tsitato: citation, a part of a text with an important message [Gr: τσιτάτο; loanword d) cinema: cinema [Gr: σινεμά; loanword] .

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Note (transl. of French): citer (αναφέρω), citateur (απάνθισμα ρητών), inciter (προτρέπω), reciter (απαγγέλω)._