English word isle comes from Latin salum.
Isle detailed word origin explanation
|salum || Latin (lat) ||(figuratively) sea of thought, anxiety, agitation or trouble. (figuratively) the colour of the sea. (figuratively, of a river) stream, current. The (open or high) sea, main, deep, ocean. The sea in motion; waves, billow. |
|insula || Latin (lat) ||Island. Residential or apartment block (usually for the lower class). |
|*isula || Late Latin (LL) || |
|isle || Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) ||Island. |
|isle || English (eng) ||A (small) island. |
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