abbreviaten etymology

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

Detailed word origin of abbreviaten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
brevio Latin (lat) I shorten, abbreviate, abridge (especially speech or writing).
ad Latin (lat) (direction) toward, to, on, up to, for.
abbrevio Latin (lat) (Late Latin) I epitomize.. I break off.. I shorten, abbreviate, abridge.. I weaken.
abbreviatus Latin (lat)
abbreviaten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as abbreviaten

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