talented etymology

English word talented comes from English talent, English -ed

Detailed word origin of talented

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
talent English (eng) (business, media, sports) People of talent, viewed collectively; a talented person. [from 19thc.]. (historical) A unit of weight and money used in ancient times in Greece, the Roman Empire, and the Middle East. [from 9thc.]. (obsolete) A desire or inclination for something. [14th-16thc.]. (slang) The men or (especially) women of a place or area, judged by their attractiveness. [from 20thc.]. [...]
-ed English (eng) Used to form past participles of (regular) verbs. See -en and -t for variants. Used to form past tenses of (regular) verbs. In linguistics, it is used for the base form of any past form. See -t for a variant. Used to form adjectives from nouns, in the sense of having the object represented by the noun.. As an extension of the above, when used along with an adjective preceding the noun, [...]
talented English (eng) Endowed with one or more talents.

Words with the same origin as talented

Descendants of -ed
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