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