camera etymology

English word camera comes from Ancient Greek (to 1453) κᾰμᾰ́ρᾱ, Ancient Greek (to 1453) καμάρα

Detailed word origin of camera

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
κᾰμᾰ́ρᾱ Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
καμάρα Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
camara Latin (lat)
camera obscura New Latin (la-new)
camera English (eng) (video games) The viewpoint in a three-dimensional game or simulation.. A device for taking still or moving pictures or photographs.

Words with the same origin as camera

Descendants of κᾰμᾰ́ρᾱ
cam cameraman chamber chamberlain
Descendants of καμάρα
cabaret