episode etymology

English word episode comes from Ancient Greek (to 1453) ἐπί, Ancient Greek (to 1453) ἐς, Ancient Greek (to 1453) ὁδός, and later French épisode (Episode (all meanings).)

Detailed word origin of episode

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἐπί Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
ἐς Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
ὁδός Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
ἐπεισόδιος Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
episodium Malayalam (mal)
*episodium New Latin (la-new)
épisode French (fra) Episode (all meanings).
episode English (eng) An incident or action standing out by itself, but more or less connected with a complete series of events.. An installment of a drama told in parts, as in a TV series.

Words with the same origin as episode

Descendants of ἐπί
archbishop bishop epic epidemic epilepsy oui pope superintendent
Descendants of ὁδός
method period