music etymology

English word music comes from Latin musica (Music (art form).), Anglo-Norman musik, Old French musike

Detailed word origin of music

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
musica Latin (lat) Music (art form).
musik Anglo-Norman (xno)
musike Old French (fro)
musique Old French (fro) Music.
musike Middle English (enm)
music English (eng) (transitive) To seduce or entice with music. (figuratively) Any pleasing or interesting sounds.. A guide to playing or singing a particular tune; sheet music.. A sound, or the study of such sounds, organized in time.. An art form, created by organizing of pitch, rhythm, and sounds made using musical instruments and sometimes singing.

Words with the same origin as music

Descendants of musica
Descendants of musik