English word navigation comes from Latin navis (Ship.).
Navigation etymology history
Navigation detailed word origin explanation
I sail, navigate, travel by sea.
The act of sailing or voyaging; voyage, navigation.
Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm)
(countable) A canal.. (uncountable) The theory, practice and technology of charting a course for a ship, aircraft or spaceship or (colloquially) road vehicle.. (uncountable) Traffic or travel by vessel, especially commercial shipping.