girmitya etymology

English word girmitya comes from English agree, Old French agrement (Agreement; accord.)

Detailed word origin of girmitya

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
agree English (eng) (intransitive) To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond.. (intransitive) To harmonize in opinion, statement, or action; to be in unison or concord; to be or become united or consistent; to concur.. (intransitive) To make a stipulation by way of settling differences or determining a price; to exchange promises; to come to terms or to a common resolve; to promise.. [...]
agrement Old French (fro) Agreement; accord.
agreement English (eng) (countable) An understanding between entities to follow a specific course of conduct.. (obsolete, chiefly, _, in the plural) An agreeable quality.. (uncountable) A state whereby several parties share a view or opinion; the state of not contradicting one another.. (uncountable, legal) A legally binding contract enforceable in a court of law.. (uncountable, linguistics, grammar) Rules that [...]
girmitya English (eng) A descendant of indentured Indian labourers brought to Fiji to work on sugar cane plantations for the European settlers.

Words with the same origin as girmitya

Descendants of agrement