analog etymology

English word analog comes from Ancient Greek λόγῳ, Ancient Greek ἀνά, and later French analogue (Analogous.)

Detailed word origin of analog

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
λόγῳ Ancient Greek (grc)
ἀνά Ancient Greek (grc)
ἀνάλογος Ancient Greek (grc)
analogue French (fra) Analogous.
analog English (eng) (of a device or system) in which the value of a data item (such as time) is represented by a continuous(ly) variable physical quantity that can be measured (such as the shadow of a sundial) (chemistry) a structural derivative of a parent compound that often differs from it by a single element. (countable) something that bears an analogy to something else. (countable, biology) an organ or [...]

Words with the same origin as analog

Descendants of ἀνά
ana anachronism anachronistic anagram anagrammatisation analyser analysis analyze anaphoric anaphylaxis anathema anatomy aneurysm atomy autoion breathalyzer byion counterion electroanalysis ionic lex polyanion stratoanalysis urinalysis