atome etymology

French word atome comes from Ancient Greek ἀ-, Ancient Greek τέμνω

Detailed word origin of atome

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ἀ- Ancient Greek (grc)
τέμνω Ancient Greek (grc)
ἄτομον Ancient Greek (grc)
atomus Latin (lat) Indivisible An atom, particle incapable of being divided. Instant, moment (of time).
atome French (fra) (particle) atom. (very small amount) scrap, jot, iota, whit.

Words with the same origin as atome

Descendants of ἀ-
abysse abîme accide aimant ambroisie amiante anacoluthe anecdote apathie apeiron aphasie asymptote athée athéisme athéiste atomique atomiser atrophie azote azotique diamant désamianter frégate heptatomicité
Descendants of τέμνω
anatomie atomiste dichotomie hexatomicité tmèse tome tomographie