lector etymology

Catalan word lector comes from Latin lex, Ancient Greek λόγῳ, Ancient Greek ἀριθμός, and later Proto-Italic *legō (Gather, collect.)

Detailed word origin of lector

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lex Latin (lat) (figurative) a bill which has become a law, a law. (figurative) a condition, stipulation. (figurative) a contract, agreement, covenant. (figurative) a precept, regulation, principle, rule, mode, manner. A proposition or motion for a law made to the people by a magistrate, a bill.
λόγῳ Ancient Greek (grc)
ἀριθμός Ancient Greek (grc)
logarithmus New Latin (la-new)
*leǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to collect, to speak, to leak
*legō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Gather, collect.
lego Latin (lat) I collect, gather, bring together. I choose, select, appoint. I read.
lector Latin (lat) A reader (person who reads to someone).
lector Catalan (cat) Reading Reader.

Words with the same origin as lector

Descendants of lex
collir deslleial diligent diligència elecció elegant elegir lectura legal legalment legió legítim llegenda llegir llei lleial lleialment lleialtat llit lliçó religió sacrilegi sacríleg selecció
Descendants of ἀριθμός
digne dignitat llenya privilegi