English word volume comes from Proto-Indo-European *welw-, and later Latin volvo (I roll, tumble.).
Volume detailed word origin explanation
|*welw- || Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) || |
|volvo || Latin (lat) ||I roll, tumble. |
|volumen || Latin (lat) ||(poetic) fold, coil, whirl. Book, volume, roll, scroll. Revolution, turn. |
|volume || Old French (fro) ||Volume, specifically a collection of written works. |
|volume || English (eng) ||(computing) An accessible storage area with a single file system, typically resident on a single partition of a hard disk.. (economics) The total supply of money in circulation or, less frequently, total amount of credit extended, within a specified national market or worldwide.. A bound book.. A single book of a publication issued in multi-book format, such as an encyclopedia.. A unit of [...] |
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