additional etymology

English word additional comes from English addition, English -al

Detailed word origin of additional

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
addition English (eng) (heraldry) Something added to a coat of arms, as a mark of honour; opposed to abatement.. (legal) A title annexed to a person's name to identify him or her more precisely, as in "John Doe, Esq.", "Robert Dale, Mason", "Thomas Way, of New York".. (music) A dot at the right side of a note as an indication that its sound is to be lengthened one half.. (uncountable) The act of adding anything.. [...]
-al English (eng) (organic chemistry) Forms the names of aldehydes. Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.. Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
additional English (eng) Something added. Supplemental or added to something.

Words with the same origin as additional

Descendants of -al
approval arrival betrayal chemical confidential critical cultural disposal emotional historical identical lex logical magical mechanical mental political practical professional proposal rehearsal serial survival traditional