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English word playing comes from English landlubber, English play.

Playing etymology ?

Playing detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
landlubber English (eng) (nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.
play English (eng) (countable) (turn-based games) An action carried out when it is one's turn to play.. (countable) A button that, when pressed, causes media to be played.. (countable) A geological formation that contains an accumulation or prospect of hydrocarbons or other resources.. (countable) A literary composition, intended to be represented by actors impersonating the characters and speaking the [...]
playing English (eng) (gerund of play) An occasion on which something, such as a song or show, is played.

Words with the same origin as playing

Descendants of landlubber
Descendants of play
Falstaff Falstaffian PlayStation Playmaster