biscop etymology

Middle English word biscop comes from Ancient Greek ἐπί, Ancient Greek σκοπέω, Old Armenian մակադիտող, Ancient Greek σκοπός

Detailed word origin of biscop

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἐπί Ancient Greek (grc)
σκοπέω Ancient Greek (grc)
մակադիտող Old Armenian (xcl)
σκοπός Ancient Greek (grc)
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.
biscop Old English (ang) Bishop.
bishop Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as biscop

Descendants of ἐπί
archebischop bischop bischopdom bishop bisshop bisshopriche byschopryke bysschopriche erchevesque impedyme ipedemye
Descendants of σκοπέω