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Latin word circum comes from Proto-Indo-European *kr-, Proto-Indo-European *kor, Ancient Greek (to 1453) κίρκος.

Circum etymology ?

Circum detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kr- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kor Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
κίρκος Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
circus Latin (lat) A circular line or orbit; circle, ring. A racecourse or space where games are held, especially one that is round. The spectators in a circus; a circus.
circum Latin (lat) About, around, near. Nearby, at, in the neighbourhood of. Through, among, to About, around. In a circle, all around, on both sides.

Words with the same origin as circum

Descendants of *kr-
circa cursus de debere deinde demum denique e edepol edicto edictum es essent esset est esto ex exemplum exitus experiri idcirco inde quando quondam
Descendants of *kor
corona