trivia etymology

English word trivia comes from Latin via (Road, street or path. The right way. Way, method, manner.)

Detailed word origin of trivia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
via Latin (lat) Road, street or path. The right way. Way, method, manner.
trivium Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) trivium. A crossroads or fork where three roads meet.
trivia Latin (lat)
trivia English (eng) A quiz game that involves obscure facts.. Insignificant trifles of little importance, especially items of unimportant information.

Words with the same origin as trivia

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