Κυριακή, 20 Νοεμβρίου 2011

Etymology of latex

The word latex (liquid, body fluid) comes from the Latin latex (gen. laticis; liquid, fluid), which derives from the Greek latax (dregs, the remnant of wine flung into a vessel or on the ground; Gr: λάταξ).

In modern Greek (Romeika, Rumca):
a) latex: latex [loanword; Gr: λάτεξ]
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Etymology of donation

The word donation comes from the Old French donacion from the Latin donationem (nom. donatio) from donum/dorum (gift), which derives from the Greek doron [gift; Gr: δώρον].

From the same root: donate, donator, donatory

In modern Greek (Romeika, Rumca):
a) doro: gift [Gr: δώρο]
b) dorizo: donate, to make a gift [Gr: δωρίζω]
c) doritis: giver, donator [Gr: δωρητής]
d) dorea: donation, gift [Gr: δωρεά]
e) dorean: gratis, free (of charge) [Gr: δωρεάν]
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