automatic etymology

English word automatic comes from Proto-Indo-European *memóne (To remember. To think, to be mindful.), Proto-Indo-European - -tis, Ancient Greek αὐτός, Ancient Greek μέμαα

Detailed word origin of automatic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*memóne Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To remember. To think, to be mindful.
- -tis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
αὐτός Ancient Greek (grc)
μέμαα Ancient Greek (grc)
*méntis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Thought.
αὐτόματος Ancient Greek (grc)
automatique French (fra) Automatic.
automatic English (eng) A car with automatic transmission.. A semi-automatic pistol. (computing, of a local variable) Automatically added to and removed from the stack during the course of function calls.. (maths, of a group) Having one or more finite-state automata. (of a firearm such as a machine gun) Firing continuously as long as the trigger is pressed until ammunition is exhausted.. (of a handgun) An [...]

Words with the same origin as automatic

Descendants of *memóne
main mainframe mainland mainstream memento mine minefield ming mingle minnie moan moon moonlight moonshine undermine
Descendants of - -tis
base basically birth boss force gentleman go going government guest hospital hotel indeed instead kind kinda mention mind ready state states station stay stayed with
Descendants of αὐτός
authentic auto autograph automatically automobile