pose etymology

Dutch word pose comes from Ancient Greek παύω, and later Latin pausa (A pause, halt, stop, cessation, end.)

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Detailed word origin of pose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
παύω Ancient Greek (grc)
παῦσις Ancient Greek (grc)
pausa Latin (lat) A pause, halt, stop, cessation, end.
ponere Latin (lat)
pauso Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
poser Old French (fro) To put; to place. To rest; to recover; to recuperate. To suggest; to propose.
poser French (fra) (transitive) to ask (a question). (transitive) to install, fit. (transitive) to land (a plane). (transitive) to lay, place. (transitive) to stop carrying, to put down (something or somebody).
pose French (fra) Extension (in telecommunications). Installation.
pose Dutch (nld) Stance or pose.

Words with the same origin as pose

Descendants of παύω
compositie depot pauze pauzeren poos