anonymous etymology

English word anonymous comes from Ancient Greek (to 1453) ἀ-, Ancient Greek (to 1453) ὄνομα, Ancient Greek (to 1453) ὄνῠμᾰ, Ancient Greek (to 1453) ἀν-

Detailed word origin of anonymous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἀ- Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
ὄνομα Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
ὄνῠμᾰ Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
ἀν- Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
ὄνυμα Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
ᾰ̓νώνῠμος Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
ἀνώνυμος Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
anonymus Late Latin (LL)
anonymous English (eng) (comparable, figurative) Lacking individuality.. (not comparable) Lacking a name; not named, for example an animal not assigned to any species.. (not comparable) Of unknown name; whose name is withheld. (not comparable) Without any name acknowledged of a person responsible.

Words with the same origin as anonymous

Descendants of ἀ-
abe abyss ace adamant adrift afar afloat ahold amelia arouse ashore aside asleep atheist atomic diamond
Descendants of ὄνομα
reservation
Descendants of ἀν-
ana anarchist anarchy anesthetic anomaly