alphabetical etymology

English word alphabetical comes from English -ical, English alphabet

Detailed word origin of alphabetical

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ical English (eng) Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning "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.
alphabet English (eng) To designate by the letters of the alphabet; to arrange alphabetically. (India, Hong Kong, Singapore) An individual letter of an alphabet; an alphabetic character.. (computer science) A typically finite set of distinguishable symbols.. A writing system in which letters represent phonemes. (Contrast e.g. logography, a writing system in which each character represents a word, and syllabary, in [...]
alphabetical English (eng) (obsolete) literal. According to the sequence of the letters of the alphabet.. Pertaining to, furnished with, or expressed by letters of the alphabet.

Words with the same origin as alphabetical

Descendants of -ical
alphabetically archaeological archeological autobiographical biblical biological botanical ecological finicky geological ideological meteorological mythical neurological nonsensical pathological philosophical physiological psychological psychologically technological theological whimsical zoo
Descendants of alphabet
Euclidean alphametic euclidianness