scholarship etymology

English word scholarship comes from English scholar, English -ship

Detailed word origin of scholarship

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
scholar English (eng) A learned person; a bookman.. A specialist in a particular branch of knowledge.. A student; one who studies at school or college, typically having a scholarship.
-ship English (eng) Appended to a noun to form a new noun denoting a property or state of being, time spent in a role, or a specialised union.
scholarship English (eng) (intransitive) To attend on a scholarship.. To grant a scholarship. (Australia, dated) The first year of high school, often accompanied by exams that needed to be passed before advancement to the higher grades.. (uncountable) The sum of knowledge accrued by scholars; the realm of refined learning.. A grant-in-aid to a student.. The activity, methods or attainments of a scholar.. The [...]

Words with the same origin as scholarship

Descendants of scholar
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Descendants of -ship
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