educational etymology

English word educational comes from English education, English -al

Detailed word origin of educational

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
education English (eng) (countable) Facts, skills and ideas that have been learned, either formally or informally.. (uncountable) The process of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment.
-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.
educational English (eng) A free (or low cost) trip for travel consultants, provided by a travel operator or airline as a means of promoting their service. A fam trip Instructive, or helping to educate.. Of, or relating to education.

Words with the same origin as educational

Descendants of -al
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