anachronism etymology

English word anachronism comes from Ancient Greek ἀνά, Ancient Greek χρονίζω, Ancient Greek χρόνος

Detailed word origin of anachronism

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἀνά Ancient Greek (grc)
χρονίζω Ancient Greek (grc)
χρόνος Ancient Greek (grc)
ἀναχρονίζομαι Ancient Greek (grc)
ἀναχρονισμός Ancient Greek (grc)
anachronismus New Latin (la-new)
anachronism English (eng) A chronological mistake; the erroneous dating of an event, circumstance, or object.. A person or thing which seems to belong to a different time or period of time.

Words with the same origin as anachronism

Descendants of ἀνά
ana anachronistic anagram anagrammatisation analog analyser analysis analyze anaphoric anaphylaxis anathema anatomy aneurysm atomy autoion breathalyzer byion counterion electroanalysis ionic lex polyanion stratoanalysis urinalysis
Descendants of χρονίζω
anacronym
Descendants of χρόνος
chronic sync synchro