abbreviacioun etymology

Middle English word abbreviacioun comes from Latin ad ((direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.), Latin brevio

Detailed word origin of abbreviacioun

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
brevio Latin (lat) I shorten, abbreviate, abridge (especially speech or writing).
abbreviatio Late Latin (LL)
abréviation Middle French (frm)
abbreviacioun Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as abbreviacioun

Descendants of ad
abbreviaten abrood accusacion adewe admynistren adred adue affere aline aouren appetit approbacioun apreven aqueinten ariht assemblen asteorten asterten attent auntren avetrol prodige seuere tent