historical etymology

English word historical comes from Latin historicus (Historical.), English -al

Detailed word origin of historical

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
historicus Latin (lat) Historical.
-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.
historical English (eng) (grammar) One of various tenses or moods used to tell about past events, historic (tense).. (literature, art) About history; depicting persons or events from history.. (literature, art) Set in the past.. (obsolete, biology) or evolutionary.. (uncommon) : important or likely to be important to history and historians.. (uncommon) Former, erstwhile; (religious, obsolete) lapsed, nominal.. Done [...]

Words with the same origin as historical

Descendants of historicus
historic prehistoric
Descendants of -al
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