exordium etymology

Dutch word exordium comes from Latin de, Latin ordiri, and later Latin exordior (I begin, commence (originally in weaving).)

Detailed word origin of exordium

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
de Latin (lat) (Late Latin) of persons. From, away from, down from, out of; in general to indicate the person or place from which any thing is taken, etc., with verbs of taking away, depriving, demanding, requesting, inquiring, buying; as capere, sumere, emere, quaerere, discere, trahere, etc., and their compounds.. From, away from, to indicate the place from which someone or something departs or [...]
ordiri Latin (lat)
exordior Latin (lat) I begin, commence (originally in weaving).
exordium Latin (lat) Beginning, commencement. Foundation, creation. Introduction, preface.
exordium Dutch (nld) Introduction, preface (to an essay or plea).

Words with the same origin as exordium

Descendants of de
Elooi Looi Looy edict editie effect ejaculeren electie emissie evasief evolueren examen examineren excursie executie exorbitant experiment obesitas spijt