situation etymology

English word situation comes from Latin sino, Spanish sitiar (To besiege.), Latin sinere

Detailed word origin of situation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sino Latin (lat) (with accusative of person and infinitive) I let, permit, suffer.. I put, lay, set down.
sitiar Spanish (spa) To besiege.
sinere Latin (lat)
situs Latin (lat) (figuratively) Neglect, idleness, absence of use.. (figuratively, of the mind) A rusting, moulding or wasting away, dullness, inactivity.. Filthiness of the body.. Rust, mould, mustiness, dust, dirt; soil. (Late Latin) description. A quarter of the world, region.. The manner of lying; the situation, position or site of something.
situo Latin (lat) I place, situate, locate.
situatio Malayalam (mal)
situation Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm)
situation English (eng) (UK, dated) A position of employment; a post.. A difficult or unpleasant set of circumstances; a problem.. Position or status with regard to conditions and circumstances.. The combination of circumstances at a given moment; a state of affairs.. The place in which something is situated; a location.. The way in which something is positioned vis-à-vis its surroundings.

Words with the same origin as situation

Descendants of sino
according add affair agree agreement alien appear approach around arrive aside asleep attempt attention available huge position positive post purpose round site size suppose
Descendants of sitiar
sitcom website