bischop etymology

Middle English word bischop comes from Ancient Greek ἐπί, Ancient Greek σκοπός, Old Armenian վերադիտող, and later Old English biscop (Bishop.)

Detailed word origin of bischop

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἐπί Ancient Greek (grc)
σκοπός Ancient Greek (grc)
վերադիտող Old Armenian (xcl)
ἐπισκοπέω Ancient Greek (grc)
επίσκοπος Ancient Greek (grc)
ἐπίσκοπος Ancient Greek (grc)
episcopus Latin (lat) (Late Latin) an overseer, supervisor, bishop in a Christian church who governs a diocese. (Medieval Latin, chess, uncommon) a bishop.
ebiscopus Latin (lat)
biscopus Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
biscop Old English (ang) Bishop.
bishop Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as bischop

Descendants of ἐπί
archebischop bischopdom biscop bishop bisshop bisshopriche byschopryke bysschopriche erchevesque impedyme ipedemye
Descendants of σκοπός