cultural etymology

English word cultural comes from English culture, English -al

Detailed word origin of cultural

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
culture English (eng) (transitive) To increase the artistic or scientific interest (in something). (Compare cultivate.). (transitive) To maintain in an environment suitable for growth (especially of bacteria). (Compare cultivate.) (anthropology) Any knowledge passed from one generation to the next, not necessarily with respect to human beings.. (botany) Cultivation.. (cartography) The details on a map that do not [...]
-al English (eng) (organic chemistry) Forms the names of aldehydes. Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.. Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
cultural English (eng) Pertaining to culture.

Words with the same origin as cultural

Descendants of -al
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