probleme etymology

Middle English word probleme comes from Ancient Greek βάλλω, Ancient Greek προ-, Ancient Greek πρῶτος, and later Latin problema (Problem, puzzle, enigma, question proposed for solution.)

Detailed word origin of probleme

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
βάλλω Ancient Greek (grc)
προ- Ancient Greek (grc)
πρῶτος Ancient Greek (grc)
προβάλλω Ancient Greek (grc)
πρόβλημα Ancient Greek (grc)
problema Latin (lat) Problem, puzzle, enigma, question proposed for solution.
probleme Old French (fro)
probleme Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as probleme

Descendants of βάλλω
Descendants of πρῶτος