technical etymology

English word technical comes from Ancient Greek ὑγιής, Ancient Greek τίκτειν, and later Latin technicus (Technical, technology.)

Detailed word origin of technical

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ὑγιής Ancient Greek (grc)
τίκτειν Ancient Greek (grc)
ὑγιεινός Ancient Greek (grc)
τέχνη Ancient Greek (grc)
τεχνικός Ancient Greek (grc)
technicus Latin (lat) Technical, technology.
technical English (eng) (Can we clean up([http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wiktionary%3ARequests+for+cleanup&action=edit&section=new&preloadtitle=%5B%5Btechnical%5D%5D +]) this sense?) Of or pertaining to the useful or mechanic arts, or to any academic, legal, science, engineering, business, or the like terminology with specific and precise meaning or (frequently, as a degree of distinction) shades of [...]

Words with the same origin as technical

Descendants of ὑγιής
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