relevant etymology

English word relevant comes from Latin levo, Latin re-, Italian ri- (Re-.), French reconqueste

Detailed word origin of relevant

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
levo Latin (lat) I make light, lighten. I mitigate, alleviate. I raise, elevate, lift up. I relieve, ease, comfort.
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
ri- Italian (ita) Re-.
reconqueste French (fra)
lever Old French (fro) (reflexive, se level) to get up (get out of bed). To lift (up).
lever French (fra) (reflexive) to get up (out of bed). (reflexive) to rise, to stand up. (reflexive, of fog, rain and etc) to clear, to lift. (transitive) to raise, to lift The act of getting up in the morning.
levare Italian (ita) (transitive) to except. (transitive) to raise, put up, lift. (transitive) to take, take away, take off, move away, remove, have something out.
re- Old French (fro) Re- (again; once more).
relevo Latin (lat) I alleviate, mitigate, lessen, diminish, assuage. I lighten. I raise, lift up. I relieve.
relevans Latin (lat)
relevant Old French (fro)
relevant English (eng) Directly related, connected, or pertinent to a topic.. Not out of date; current.

Words with the same origin as relevant

Descendants of levo
irrelevant lever relevance relief relieve
Descendants of re-
arrest rain reaction receive recognize record regret relationship relax remain remember remove repeat reputation request rescue research respect responsibility responsible rest return revolution reward ship