election etymology

English word election comes from Latin lego, Latin de, Latin evanesco (I fade away, or die out. I lapse. I vanish or disappear.), English choosy

Detailed word origin of election

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lego Latin (lat) I collect, gather, bring together. I choose, select, appoint. I read.
de Latin (lat) (Late Latin) of persons. From, away from, down from, out of; in general to indicate the person or place from which any thing is taken, etc., with verbs of taking away, depriving, demanding, requesting, inquiring, buying; as capere, sumere, emere, quaerere, discere, trahere, etc., and their compounds.. From, away from, to indicate the place from which someone or something departs or [...]
evanesco Latin (lat) I fade away, or die out. I lapse. I vanish or disappear.
choosy English (eng) Taking care when choosing that what is chosen best suits one's tastes, desires or requirements.
eligo Latin (lat) (figuratively, of persons or things) I pick out, choose, elect.. I choose, I pluck or root out, extract.
electionem Latin (lat)
eleccioun Anglo-Norman (xno)
election English (eng) (archaic) Any conscious choice.. (obsolete) Those who are elected.. (theology) In Calvinism, God's predestination of saints including all of the elect.. A process of choosing a leader, members of parliament, councillors, or other representatives by popular vote.. The choice of a leader or representative by popular vote.

Words with the same origin as election

Descendants of lego
coil collect collected collecting collection collective collector elect elegant eligible elite intellect intellectual intelligent legacy legend legendary legion lesson neglect religion religious select selection
Descendants of de
award dick die due duty effect effort exact example exchange excuse exist existence exit expect expected expecting experience experienced experiment issue sample say still
Descendants of evanesco