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English word obituary comes from Latin ob, Latin ire.

Obituary etymology ?

Obituary detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ob Latin (lat) Against; facing. In the direction of, to, towards. On account of, according to, because of, due to, for (the purpose of).
ire Latin (lat)
obire Latin (lat)
obitus Latin (lat) Downfall, ruin, destruction, death.. The act of approaching or going toward; approach, encounter, visit.. The act of going down, setting; sunset.
obituarius Malayalam (mal)
obituary English (eng) Relating to the death of a person. A biography of a recently deceased person, written by a journalist and published in a newspaper.. A brief notice of a person’s death, as published in a newspaper.. A register of deaths in a monastery.

Words with the same origin as obituary

Descendants of ob
occasion occasional occupation occupational occupy occurrence offend offender offensive offer oppose oppression pose
Descendants of ire
circuit commence initial initiation initiative issue itinerary transit