copy etymology

Middle English word copy comes from Latin *opi-fak-io-, Latin -osus, Latin co- ((intensifier). Together, with.)

Detailed word origin of copy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*opi-fak-io- Latin (lat)
-osus Latin (lat) -ose, -ous; full of, prone to. Used to form adjectives from nouns.
co- Latin (lat) (intensifier). Together, with.
*coopia Latin (lat)
copia Latin (lat) In the plural: troops, forces. Abundance. Supply.
copia Malayalam (mal)
copie Old French (fro)
copie Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as copy

Descendants of -osus
cop copie coppe cuppe presumptuous
Descendants of co-
acointen aqueinten cacchen cay cognicion coverchief covercle coveren kay kaye key keye quaylen qwaylen