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English word isle comes from Latin salum.

Isle etymology ?

Isle detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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.

Words with the same origin as isle

Descendants of salum
insulin isolate isolated peninsula