geography etymology

English word geography comes from Ancient Greek (to 1453) γράφω, Ancient Greek (to 1453) γῆ, and later Latin geographia (Geography.)

Detailed word origin of geography

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
γράφω Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
γῆ Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
γεωγραφία Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
geographia Latin (lat) Geography.
géographie Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm)
geography English (eng) (astronomy) Similar books, studies, or regions concerning other planets.. (chiefly, _, business, _, &, _, marketing) A territory: a geographical area as a field of business or market sector.. (chiefly, _, upper-class, _, UK, euphemism) The lavatory: a room used for urination and defecation.. (figuratively) The relative arrangement of the parts of anything.. A description of the earth: a [...]

Words with the same origin as geography

Descendants of γράφω
biography diagram graft gram grammar graphic logo para paragraph phaser photo photograph photographic photography porn porno pornography program telegram true
Descendants of γῆ
chemist chemistry geological geometry