> English > Calling
English word calling comes from English landlubber, English call.

Calling etymology ?

Calling detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
landlubber English (eng) (nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.
call English (eng) (baseball, cricket) (of a fielder): To shout to other fielders that he intends to take a catch (thus avoiding collisions).. (cricket) (of a batsman): To shout directions to the other batsman on whether or not they should take a run.. (heading) To name, identify or describe.. (heading) To use one's voice.. (heading, intransitive) To visit.. (heading, sport) Direct or indirect use of the [...]
calling English (eng) A job or occupation.. A strong urge to become religious.

Words with the same origin as calling

Descendants of landlubber