specifically etymology

English word specifically comes from English specific, English -ally (Forms adverbs; usually of adjectives ending in -ic.)

Detailed word origin of specifically

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
specific English (eng) (immunology) limited to a particular antibody or antigen. (physics) a measure compared with a standard reference value by division, to produce a ratio without unit or dimension (e.g. specific refractive index is a pure number, and is relative to that of air). (physics) of a value divided by mass (e.g. specific orbital energy). (physics) similarly referring to a value divided by any measure [...]
-ally English (eng) Forms adverbs; usually of adjectives ending in -ic.
specifically English (eng) For a specific purpose or reason. In a specific manner, applying to or naming a particular thing or things, expressly, explicitly.

Words with the same origin as specifically

Descendants of -ally
automatically basically dramatically genetically ironically magically physically scientifically tragically