biography etymology

English word biography comes from Ancient Greek γράφω, Ancient Greek βίος

Detailed word origin of biography

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
γράφω Ancient Greek (grc)
βίος Ancient Greek (grc)
biographia Latin (lat)
biography English (eng) (transitive) To write a biography of. A person's life story, especially one published.. The art of writing this kind of story.

Words with the same origin as biography

Descendants of γράφω
diagram geography graft gram grammar graphic logo para paragraph phaser photo photograph photographic photography porn porno pornography program telegram true
Descendants of βίος
biological biologist biology biopsy