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meaning: (Adjective) New, original, especially in an interesting way.New, original, especially in an interesting way.
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English word novel comes from Proto-Indo-European *new-, Latin -ellum, and later Proto-Indo-European *néwos (New.).
Novel detailed word origin explanation
|*new- || Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) || |
|-ellum || Latin (lat) || |
|*néwos || Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) ||New. |
|*nowos || Proto-Italic (itc-pro) ||New. |
|novus || Latin (lat) ||Fresh, young. New. Recent. Unusual, extraordinary. |
|novellus || Latin (lat) ||(for living things) new, young, fresh. Novel, newly made. |
|novel || Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) ||New. |
|novel || English (eng) ||New, original, especially in an interesting way. |
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