Welcome to our free etymology dictionary which aims to be the most comprehensive and quick to look-up multilingual online etymology dictionary that not only shows you etymologies but also draws them!


The best way to try is just to try typing a couple of words into the search bar above to see their etymology! Just keep typing new words and you should hit some interesting ones. If the quick suggestions are not enough, hit 'Enter' on your keyboard to get to the full results page.

Some random words you may want to try (in English) are: adore, agriculture, application, arrogance, beatific, birthday, blanket, breeches, brontomancy, bundle, buzz, chauffeur, ciao, circuit, colosseum, communion, create, cup, dance, data, discipline, endosiphonal, event, function, hag, infinite, insulin, integrity, jeopardize, king, law, lemonade, manipulation, master, mean, mirror, moon, ominous, phantom, phenomenal, phenomenon, picture, pneumonia, police, porter, power, python, ruthless, salmon, solidarity, sordid, traditional, trust, weapon

What language can you search in?

You can can search Etymologeek in multiple languages! Here are just some of the languages you can try searching in:

Our search bar will search across all languages (unless you choose to limit the search by checking the checkbox for each language below) thus go ahead and try.