mathematics etymology

English word mathematics comes from Ancient Greek μάθημα

Detailed word origin of mathematics

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
μάθημα Ancient Greek (grc)
μαθηματικός Ancient Greek (grc)
μαθηματικά Ancient Greek (grc)
mathematicus Latin (lat) Astrologer. Mathematician Of or pertaining to mathematics; mathematical, mathematic.
mathematique Old French (fro)
mathematics English (eng) A person's ability to count, calculate, and use different systems of mathematics at differing levels.. An abstract representational system used in the study of numbers, shapes, structure, change and the relationships between these concepts.

Words with the same origin as mathematics

Descendants of μάθημα
engineering math mathematical mathematician maths science stem tech techno technological technology