anagram etymology

English word anagram comes from Ancient Greek γράμμα, Ancient Greek ἀνά

Detailed word origin of anagram

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
γράμμα Ancient Greek (grc)
ἀνά Ancient Greek (grc)
anagramme French (fra) Anagram (word or phrase created by rearranging letters from another word or phrase).
anagram English (eng) (of words) A word or phrase that is created by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase. To form anagrams.

Words with the same origin as anagram

Descendants of γράμμα
-gram brogrammer candygram cosmogram diagram engram epigram gram grammar grammarian grammatical grimoire hexagram ideogrammic lettergram logo monogram parallelogram pentagram program programmer radiogram sonogram telegram
Descendants of ἀνά
ana anachronism anachronistic anagrammatisation analog analyser analysis analyze anaphoric anaphylaxis anathema anatomy aneurysm atomy autoion breathalyzer byion counterion electroanalysis ionic lex polyanion stratoanalysis urinalysis