Σάββατο, 1 Σεπτεμβρίου 2012

Etymology of cabaret

The word cabaret (lit. tavern) comes from the old French camberete, from cambre, from the Latin camera, transliteration of the Greek camara. See also: "Etymology of camera" here, and "Etymology of chamber" here.

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Etymology of chamber

The word chamber comes from the old French chambre (room, chamber), from the Latin camera (vaulted room), which is merely a transliteration of the Greek camara [Gr: καμάρα]. See also the post entitled "Etymology of camera", here.
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