apocalypse etymology

English word apocalypse comes from Ancient Greek ἀπό, Ancient Greek καλύπτω

Detailed word origin of apocalypse

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἀπό Ancient Greek (grc)
καλύπτω Ancient Greek (grc)
ἀποκαλύπτω Ancient Greek (grc)
ἀποκάλυψις Ancient Greek (grc)
apocalypse English (eng) (Christianity) The unveiling of events prophesied in the Revelation; the second coming and the end of life on Earth; global destruction. [from 19th c.]. A disaster; a cataclysmic event. [from 19th c.]. A revelation. [from 14th c.].

Words with the same origin as apocalypse

Descendants of καλύπτω
Apocalypse airpocalypse apocalyptic apocalypticism calypsis robopocalypse snowpocalypse zombocalypse